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By Laurence A. Breiner

This creation to West Indian poetry is written for readers making their first method of poetry in English written within the Caribbean. It bargains a entire literary background from the Nineteen Twenties to the Nineteen Eighties, with specific realization to the connection of West Indian poetry to eu, African and American literature. shut readings of person poems supply exact research of social and cultural matters at paintings within the writing. Laurence Breiner's exposition speaks powerfully concerning the defining forces in Caribbean tradition from colonialism to resistance and decolonization.

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