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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Warner-Lewis, Maureen
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Department of Literatures in English
Title, Analytic
Language use in West Indian literature
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Arnold, A. James
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Title, Monographic
A history of literature in the Caribbean: English and Dutch-speaking regions
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Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher Name
John Benjamins Publishing
Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
2
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Page(s)
25-37
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Abstract
Traces the use of vernacular language in Caribbean fiction, poetry and drama for the first four decades of the twentieth century. Discusses spoken language and orthography, the use of standard English ad the increasing use of local vernacular, illustrating these with examples from major Caribbean writers.