March 28, 2008

Saunders and Pouchet-Paquet: Caribbean literature and popular culture.

Colleagues at the University of Miami, Drs. Patricia Joan Saunders and Sandra Pouchet Paquet both write about issues of identity in Caribbean literature and popular culture. Saunders explores sexual vs. national identity in Alien Nation and Repatriation (Lexington, $29.95) while Paquet focuses on Calypso style and its influence of the Caribbean literary imagination in Music, Memory, Resistance (Ian Randle, $35).


Selected essays from the Calypso and the Caribbean Literary Imagination Conference jointly sponsored by Caribbean Literary Studies at the University of Miami and the Historical Museum of South Florida. Contributors include Gordon Rohlehr, Michael Eldridge, Louis Regis, Ray Funk, Hollis Liverpool, Earl Lovelace, Marlene Nourbese Philip, Funso Aiyejina, Paula Morgan, Jennifer Rahim, Kezia Page, Andrea Shaw, Cynthia Davis, and Claire Westall with an introduction by Patricia Saunders and a preface by Sandra Pouchet Paquet and Stephen Steumpfle.

Time: Saturday, March 29, 2008 5:00 p.m.

Location: Books & Books, Coral Gables

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