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Introduction

Nasta, Susheila (2006). Introduction. Penguin, London, UK.

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Abstract

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: Other
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: 02 Dec 2010 19:49
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/3196
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