No Pain Like this Body

Set in a Hindu community in the Eastern Caribbean, in vivid, unsentimental prose, this book describes the life of a poor rice-growing family during the August rainy season.

No Pain Like this Body

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No Pain Like this Body
Language: en
Pages: 141
Authors: Harold Sonny Ladoo
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: Heinemann

Set in a Hindu community in the Eastern Caribbean, in vivid, unsentimental prose, this book describes the life of a poor rice-growing family during the August rainy season. Their struggle to cope with illness, a drunken father and the violence of the elements is set against a village community.
No Pain Like This Body
Language: en
Pages: 129
Authors: Harold Sonny Ladoo
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: House of Anansi

First published by Anansi in 1972, No Pain Like This Body remains a classic of Canadian and Caribbean writing. Set in a turn-of-the-century Hindu community in the Eastern Caribbean, the novel describes the perilous existence of a poor rice-growing family during the August rainy season. Their struggles to cope with
Postcolonial Traumas
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Abigail Ward
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-12 - Publisher: Springer

This collection of essays explores some new possibilities for understanding postcolonial traumas. It examines representations of both personal and collective traumas around the globe from Palestinian, Caribbean, African American, South African, Maltese, Algerian, Indian, Australian and British writers, directors and artists.
Translating Kali's Feast
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Stephanos Stephanides, Karna Singh
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Rodopi

Translating Kali's Feast is an interdisciplinary study of the Goddess Kali bringing together ethnography and literature within the theoretical framework of translation studies. The idea for the book grew out of the experience and fieldwork of the authors, who lived with Indo-Caribbean devotees of the Hindu Goddess in Guyana. Using
Contemporary Archipelagic Thinking
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Contemporary Archipelagic Thinking takes as point of departure the insights of Antonio Benítez Rojo, Derek Walcott and Edouard Glissant on how to conceptualize the Caribbean as a space in which networks of islands are constitutive of a particular epistemology or way of thinking. This rich volume takes questions that have