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Caribbean literature in a global context

Caribbean literature in a global context

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Published by Lexicon in San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West Indian literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Literature and society -- West Indies -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Funso Aiyejina & Paula Morgan.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsAiyejina, Funso., Morgan, Paula.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9210.A515 C37 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359 p. ;
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22799975M
    LC Control Number2008475142


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