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Casteel, Sarah Phillips, 1974- author.

Calypso Jews : Jewishness in the Caribbean literary imagination / Sarah Phillips Casteel.

New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
Physical Description:
xi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
PR9205.05 .C39 2016 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Caribbean Area.
Caribbean literature (English)
Caribbean literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Caribbean literature (French)
Caribbean literature (French) -- History and criticism.
Jews -- Caribbean Area -- Identity.
Jews -- Identity.
Jews in literature.
Jews in literature.

  • Sephardism in Caribbean literature: Derek Walcott's Pissarro
  • Marranism and Creolization: Myriam Chancy and Michelle Cliff
  • Port Jews in slavery fiction: Maryse Condé and David Dabydeen
  • Plantation Jews in slavery fiction: Cynthia McLeod's Jodensavanne
  • Calypso Jews: John Hearne and Jamaica Kincaid
  • Between camps: M. Nourbese Philip and Michèle Maillet
  • Writing under the sign of Anne Frank: Michelle Cliff and Caryl Phillips.