Caribbean Literature Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Reinaldo Arenas
El central (poetry) 1981
Otra vez el mar (novel) 1982
La Loma del Angel (novel) 1987

Frank Martinus Arion
Stemmen uit Afrika (poetry) 1957
Dubbelspel (novel) 1973
Afscheid van de koningin (novel) 1975
Nobele Wilden (novel) 1979

Edward Kamau Brathwaite
Rights of Passage (poetry) 1967
Islands (poetry) 1969
Mother Poem (poetry) 1977
Gods of the Middle Passage (prose) 1982
Sun Poem (poetry) 1982
Roots (essay) 1986
Words Need Love Too (poetry) 2000

Julia de Burgos
Poema en Veinte Surcos (poetry) 1938
El mar y tú, otros poemas (poetry) 1952
Song of the Simple Truth: Obra poética completa (poetry) 1997

Aimé Césaire
Les armes miraculeuses (poetry) 1946
Corps Perdu (poetry) 1949
Et les chiens se taisaient: tragedie (play) 1956
La tragedie du roi Christophe (play) 1963
A Season in the Congo (play) 1969
Moi, Laminaire (poetry) 1982
Non-Vicious Circle: Twenty Poems (poetry) 1985

Cola Debrot
Mijn zuster de negerin [My Sister the Negress] (novel) 1935
De Vervolgden (novel) 1982

Marcus Garvey
The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey; or, Africa for the Africans 2 vols. (prose) 1923-25
The Tragedy of White Injustice (poetry) 1927
Black Power in America (prose) 1968

José Luis González
El hombre en la calle (novel) 1948
En este Lado (novel) 1954

Nicolás Guillén
El son entero (poetry) 1947
West Indies Ltd. (poetry) 1934

Wilson Harris
The Secret Ladder (novel) 1963

Anton de Kom
Wij slaven van Suriname (prose) 1934

George Lamming
The Pleasures of Exile (essays) 1960
Season of Adventure (novel) 1960
Water with Berries (novel) 1971

Jean Price Mars
Ainsi parla l'oncle (novel) 1928
Silhouettes de Negres et de Negrophiles (fiction) 1960

José Martí
Ismaelillo (poetry) 1882
Nuestra America (essay) 1891
Resolucionies tomados por le emigracion cubana de Tampa (essay) 1891
Versos sencillos (poetry) 1891
Versos libres (poetry) 1913

John de Pool
Del Curazao que se va (satire) 1935

Jacques Roumain
La proie et l'ombre (short stories) 1930
Les fantoches (novel) 1931
Gouverneurs de la rosee (novel) 1944
Bois d'ebene (poetry) 1945
La montagne ensorcelee (prose and poetry) 1972

Andrew Salkey
A Quality of Violence (novel) 1959
Anancy's Score (short stories) 1973

Philip Sherlock
Ten Poems (poetry) 1953