Daring to Write: Contemporary Narratives by Dominican Women

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Alexies recent story collection is The Toughest Indian in the World (2000), while his harrowing novel Indian Killer (1996) recalls Richard Wrights Native Son. One critic notes that Brathwaite's "poetry, prose fiction, historiographical essays, and literary criticism, all reflect a scheme of thought wherein language is seen as a means of communication, a vehicle of cultural identity [and] a principal instrument for liberation from the vestiges of the colonial master."

Pages: 234

Publisher: University of Georgia Press (April 15, 2016)

ISBN: 0820349259

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