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Title The Oxford book of Caribbean short stories / edited by Stewart Brown and John Wickham.

Imprint Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S OXF    Available
Description xxxiii, 476 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 467-471).
Contents Some people are meant to live alone / Frank Collymore -- Pioneers, oh, pioneers / Jean Rhys -- Pablo's fandango / Alfred Mendes -- Drought / Eric Walrond -- Triumph / C.L.R. James -- Journey to the seed / Alejo Carpentier -- Red dirt don't wash / Roger Mais -- Encarnacion Mendoza's Christmas Eve / Juan Bosch -- The doors open at three / G. Cabrera Infante -- The cricket match / Sam Selvon -- The light on the sea / John Wickham -- Tilson Ezekiel alias Ti-Zek / Jan Carew -- Shadows move in the Britannia Bar / Ismith Khan -- Rosena on the mountain / Rene Depestre -- The master tailor and the teacher's skirt / Roy Heath -- The last voyage of the ghost ship / Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- A proper Anno Domini feeling / Andrew Salkey -- To Da-duh, in memoriam / Paule Marshall -- Dream Haiti / Kamau Brathwaite -- Buried statues / Antonio Benitez Rojo -- They better don't stop the carnival / Michael Anthony -- The night watchman's occurrence book / V.S. Naipaul -- The old men used to dance / John Stewart -- Leaving this island place / Austin Clarke -- Victory and the blight / Earl Lovelace -- The breadnut and the breadfruit / Maryse Conde -- Altamont Jones / Velma Pollard -- In foreign parts / Thea Doelwijt -- When women love men / Rosario Ferre -- Mammie's form at the post office / E.A. Markham -- Passport to paradise / Myriam Warner-Vieyra -- Morris, Bhaiya / Clyde Hosein -- Trotters / Willi Chen -- The conversion of Millicent Vernon / Pauline Melville -- Do angels wear brassieres? / Olive Senior -- Goodbye mother / Reinaldo Arenas -- Ballad for the New World / Lawrence Scott -- Eye-openers / Ana Lydia Vega -- Sunday cricket / Jean 'Binta' Breeze -- The inheritance of my father: a story for listening / Astrid Roemer -- Blackness / Jamaica Kincaid -- The walk / Merle Collins.
Subject Short stories, Caribbean (English)
Short stories, West Indian (English)
West Indies -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Added Author Brown, Stewart, 1951-
Wickham, John. 1923-2001
Added Title Caribbean short stories
ISBN 0192832417 (alk. paper) : $17.95

 
    
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