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The Great Caribbean Novel ?

This morning I was listening to Out Loud from The New Yorker and the discussion surrounded the idea of the Great American Novel. This podcast featured a writer from the New Yorker, Adam Gopnik, and the popular writer, straddling both fiction and nonfiction, Elizabeth Gilbert. 172 more words

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Lovelace documentary explores artistic influences - A writer in his place

This article by Aneka Lee appeared in Trinidad’s Guardian. For the full report follow the link below.

The rhythmic beating of African drums filled the UWI Daaga auditorium, and ushered in local writers, artists, filmmakers, and academics who came to see the screening of the film Earl Lovelace—A Writer in His Place; among them poet and cultural activist Eintou Pearl Springer, filmmaker Yao Ramesar (a clip from his film Sadhu has been included in the film), novelist Merle Hodge and UWI St Augustine Deputy Principal, Professor Rhoda Reddock. 776 more words

Literature