Bibliography (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
Birney, Earle. “Meeting George Lamming in Jamaica.” Canadian Literature 95 (Winter, 1982): 16-28. Poet Birney reminisces about his initial contacts with Lamming’s novels, then describes his unplanned meeting with Lamming. Focuses on Lamming’s political involvement with the Caribbean and how it is demonstrated in his novels. Also includes the author’s and Lamming’s views of other well-known Caribbean figures.
Dance, Daryl Cumber. Conversations with Contemporary West Indian Writers. Leeds, England: Peepal Tree Press, 1993. A collection of interviews with West Indian writers, including Lamming. Other subjects include the Caribbean literary patriarch C. L. R. James, the Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott, and the prominent female novelist Jamaica Kincaid.
Jonas, Joyce. Anancy in the Great House: Ways of Reading West Indian Fiction. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1990. Examines the related problems of language and perception as thematic motifs in the works of Lamming and Wilson Harris.
Joseph, Margaret Paul. Caliban in Exile: The Outsider in Caribbean Fiction. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1992. Explores Lamming’s novels as parallel to the social and political evolution of Caliban, Lamming’s own image of the West Indian.
Lamming, George. “C. L. R. James,...
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