Author Affiliation, Ana.
Institute of Education
Hybridity as resistance to the homogenizing pulse of Western culture in Earl Lovelace's The wine of astonishment
Journal of West Indian Literature
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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.....