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The Pleasures of Exile
George Lamming is a novelist, writer and essayist. Born in Barbados inhe emigrated to Britain in where became a key voice of the Caribbean diaspora.
In he became writer-in-residence and lecturer at the University of West Indies. Since then he has been visiting professor at a exilr of European and American universities.
The Pleasures of Exile, originally published inis Lamming’s first work of non-fiction. Written during his self-imposed exile in Britain, it explores themes lamminh identity formation.
He conjures a rich spectrum of physical, intellectual, psychological and cultural responses to colonialism.
The Pleasures of Exile | essays by Lamming |
This new edition, with a new preface and introduction, reveals a writer far ahead of his time: The Pleasures of Exile is simply the most poignant, eloquent, insightful and poetic set of reflections on that experience’ – Georgr Hall ‘The passing of more than 40 years hasn’t dulled the sheer brazen confidence with which George Lamming brought a West Indian way of seeing eexile British life and literature’ – Peter Hulme.
In the Beginning 2.
The Occasion for Speaking 3. Evidence and Example 4. A Way of Seeing 5. Conflict and Illusion 6.
Caliban Orders History 8. Ishmael at Home 9. The African Presence Journey to an Expectation Index. Published by Pluto Press in Jul