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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Down, Lorna
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Institute of Education
Article Title
Hybridity as resistance to the homogenizing pulse of Western culture in Earl Lovelace's The wine of astonishment
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Journal Title
Journal of West Indian Literature
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Date of Publication
2003
Volume ID
11
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
58-71
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ISSN
0258-8501
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Abstract
Author examines Earl Lovelace's The Wine of Astonishment, as it presents the hybrid culture as a creative and energizing one. Set in a colonial society, Earl Lovelace's The Wine of Astonishment draws attention to a community of people who not only emblematises the creative energy of a creole group but also the loss of spirit attendant on relinquishing that hybridity for a specious unity with Western cultural forms.....
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