(1995). Setting up home in the City of Words: Sam Selvon's London novels.
In: Lee, R ed.
Other Britain, other British : contemporary multicultural fiction.
London: Pluto Press, pp. 48–69.
[About the book]
In this wide ranging study of post-colonial and immigrant writing in Britain, ten contributors – including Booker shortlist nominee Abdulrazak Gurnah – examine the extent to which Britain's colonial heritage has shaped present-day formulations of British culture. Covering the work of key writers – including Timothy Mo, V.S. Naipaul, Salman Rushdie, Caryl Phillips, Hanif Kureishi, Kazuo Ishiguro and David Dabydeen – this collection explores how such writers bring very different critical sensibilities to bear on literary conventions. Also examined are the literary contributions of writers from Jewish Britain, Irish-Britain and Australasian Britain.
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