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Writing in limbo

modernism and Caribbean literature

by Simon Gikandi

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area.,
  • West Indies.
    • Subjects:
    • Carpentier, Alejo, 1904- ,
    • Caribbean fiction (English) -- History and criticism,
    • West Indian fiction (English) -- History and criticism,
    • Modernism (Literature) -- Caribbean Area,
    • Modernism (Literature) -- West Indies

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementSimon Gikandi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9205.4 .G55 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 260 p. ;
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1544225M
      ISBN 100801425751
      LC Control Number91023284

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