Kingston, Jamaica
University of the West Indies Press
The terror and the time :banal violence and trauma in Caribbean discourse
9789766404772
9766404771
247 pages
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Caribbean literature - History and criticism.
Violence - Caribbean Area.
CONTENTS8
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS10
INTRODUCTION12
PART 136
1. “RE-MEMBERING OUR SCATTERED SKELETONS"38
2. “THE WOMB OF MY OTHERNESS”60
3. LAMENT OF THE UNHOMELY78
4. “SOMETHING INSIDE IS LAID WIDE LIKE A WOUND”94
PART 2114
5. ONE DAY FOR THE HUNTER, ONE DAY FOR THE PREY116
6. “WHEN MEMORY IS A BRUISE STILL TENDER”140
7. “NAKED WITH UNKNOWING”157
8. “RUM TILL I DIE”173
9. “NO MONEY, NO LOVE”196
AFTERWORD214
APPENDIX218
NOTES224
REFERENCES234
INDEX244