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Una Marson and the Fractured Subjects of Modernity: Writing across the Black Atlantic

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Donnell,Alison (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Winter2011
ISBN:
0957-4042
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Jamaica, Literature, Colonialism, Social conditions, Gender, Marson, Una, Race, Modernism (Literature), Modernity
Notes:
Examines the work of Jamaican writer Una Marson for her engagement with the ideas of modernity and her cultural expectations as she traveled from Jamaica to London, England in the 1930s. Topics include colonialism, race and gender, modernism, and the magazine "Cosmopolitan: A Monthly Magazine for Business Youth of Jamaica and the Official Organ of the Stenographer's Association."