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Nasta, Susheila, ed. Introduction. By Sam Selvon (1956). London, UK, Penguin (2006).

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A new introduction to this classic novel [The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon] of black immigration to Britain to mark 50 year anniversary of its publication. First time appearance as a Penguin Modern Classic. Novel has had much influence on postcolonial and Caribbean/Black-British studies. The introduction sets up Sam Selvon as a major black modernist who has had enormous influence on a whole generation of contemporary, not just black writers.

Item Type: Scholarly Edition
Copyright Holders: 1956 Samuel Selvon, 2006 Introduction copyright Susheila Nasta
ISBN: 0-14-118841-3, 978-0-14-118841-6
Keywords: Black writing; modern literature; Caribbean literature; Black-British; migration; postcolonial
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > English
Item ID: 3196
Depositing User: Susheila Nasta
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 13 May 2015 09:57
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