Tobias DApring uses Postcolonialism as a backdrop to examine and question the traditional genres of travel writing, nature poetry, adventure tales, autobiography and the epic, assessing their relevance to, and modification by, the Caribbean experience. Caribbean-English Passages opens an innovative and cross-cultural perspective, in which familiar oppositions of colonial/white versus postcolonial/black writing are deconstructed. English identity is thereby questioned by this colonial contact, and Caribbean-English writing radically redraws the map of world literature. This book is essential reading for students of Postcolonial Literature at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.But for all his praise of natural beauty, Kingsleya#39;s phrase nevertheless includes a passing reference to the manual labour ... laconically remarks on his visit to British Guiana that a#39;sugarcane is an ugly crop and it has an ugly historya#39; (MP 129) anbsp;...
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