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Aime Cesaire and Derek Walcott

By Jason Allen, Dominic Davies and University of Oxford. English Faculty

Abstract

In this audio podcast from the University of Oxford, Jason Allen offers a comparative discussion of two important Caribbean poets and playwrights, Aime Cesaire and Derek Walcott, to emphasize the impact of Caribbean literature upon the postcolonial world. By using biographical and historical detail to support his analysis of some of Cesaire and Walcott's key texts, Allen offers insight into what it means to be a Caribbean writer - looking back to a colonial past, and forward to a global future

Topics: hybridity, postcolonial literature, greatwriters, playwrights, drama, theatre, poets, caribbean literature, aime cesaire, derek walcott, caribbean poetry, caribbean plays, black history month, bhm, black artists, black culture, Historical & philosophical studies, V000
Publisher: University of Oxford
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.jorum.ac.uk:10949/17444
Provided by: Jorum Open
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