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The primordial image: African, Afro-American, and Caribbean mythopoetic text

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Dieke,Ikenna (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
1993
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780820413204
Published:
New York: P. Lang
ISBN:
0820413208
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Blacks, Authors, Literature, Intellectual life, Africa, History and criticism, Symbolism
Notes:
434 p., Establishes that in African, African American and Caribbean literature certain primordial and mythic patterns recur sufficiently to be recognizable as familiar elements in our literary experience. Each chapter identifies and discusses an archetypal image in relationship to a specific work or set of works.