April 5, 2018

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By Carol Bailey

ISBN-10: 976640495X

ISBN-13: 9789766404956

A Poetics of functionality deals clean readings of fictions by means of post-1950s writers Earl Lovelace, Merle Collins, Marie-Elena John, Marlon James and Colin Channer along calypso, reggae and assorted modes of Caribbean oral storytelling. Carol Bailey elucidates what will be termed the main consequential element of Caribbean literary self-fashioning: an “inward flip” to the expressive assets and discursive instruments of folks and pop culture. This recovery, she argues, has in flip solid a literary culture grounded not just within the folks and concrete working-class functionality cultures yet, unavoidably, in a woman-centred poetics.

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