Writing Black Britain 1948-1998: An Interdisciplinary Anthology

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James Procter
Manchester University Press, Sep 2, 2000 - Literary Collections - 338 pages
The first anthology of its kind, this timely collection brings together a diverse range of black British literatures, essays and documents from across the post-war period within a single volume. Spanning half a century, this rich archive of representations includes South Asian, African and Caribbean cultural production by both leading and lesser-known artists, critics and commentators.
 

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Contents

1948Y1998 periodising
1
1948 to late 1960s
13
LORD KITCHENER
19
MERVYN MORRIS
26
DONALD HINDS
40
S NAIPAUL
54
CLAUDIA JONES
68
late 1960s to mid1980s
95
AMRIT WILSON
183
Literatures
196
AMRYL JOHNSON
212
HANIF KUREISHI
228
MEERA SYAL
252
BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH
259
ISAAC JULIEN and KOBENA MERCER
275
A Postscript to the 1980s
285

LINTON KWESI JOHNSON
102
FARRUKH DHONDY
121
BUCHI EMECHETA
139
KWESI OWUSU
154
KAMAU BRATHWAITE
167
HOMI BHABHA
300
PAUL GILROY
307
Chronology
321
Index
333
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James Proctor is Lecturer in English Studies at the University of Birmingham.

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