Kingston, Jamaica
The University of the West Indies Press
The Child & Caribbean Imagination
9789766402679
238
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Contents8
Acknowledgements10
Introduction12
1. Towards a Poetics of Childhood24
2. The Child as Symbol of “Challenge” in Michael Anthony’s The Year in San Fernando43
3. “The Thing Without a Name”59
4. Child’s “I” and Other in Olive Senior’s Narratives of Self-Invention78
5. “How the Mirror Broke”92
6. "What Child Is This?"110
7. The Child and the Structure of Creoles, Pidgins and Signed Languages128
8. “How Yuh Make a Story?”147
9. Black Heart/White Heart168
10. Using For the Life of Laetitia to Teach Character Development to Form 3 Special Students185
11. “We Supposed to Have Fun”198
12. Do Teachers Make Science Learning Fun and Relevant?223
Contributors236