Caribbean Quarterly

Articles from Vol. 50, No. 3, September

A Forgotten Forum: The Forum Quarterly and the Development of West Indian Literature
IntroductionToday the West Indian novel is an internationally recognized literary phenomenon, and we speak without hesitation of a West Indian literature. But twenty-four years ago, when Bim first appeared (Dec. 1942), neither phenomenon had any recognizable...
Arguing over the "Caribbean":Tourism on Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast1
(ProQuest Information and Learning: ... denotes text stops here in original.)Through examination of a village on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, this article suggests that the "Caribbean " can be used as an ideational notion enacted through a politics...
Between Self-Determination and Dependency: Jamaica's Foreign Relations 1972-1989
Between Self-Détermination and Dependency: Jamaica's Foreign Relations 1972-1989. Holger Henke. The University of the West Indies Press, 2000,206 pp.There is among Jamaicans a widespread consciousness of the substance and meanings of their history, more...
Entre Los Espacios [between the Spaces]
Review of Rose Mary Salum's Entre los espacios [Between the Spaces], Editorial Terra Firme: Mexico 2002Female Latin American authors are now well established as practitioners of short story writing. Their contributions to this genre have created a distinct...
My Grandmother's Erotic Folktales
My Grandmother's Erotic Folktales by Robert Antoni, First publ. 2000 by Faber and Faber Ltd, London and the 2001 edition by Grove Press, NY. 201 pages.The narrator of Robert Antoni's My Grandmother's Erotic Folktales "...of course, as you might have...
Political Economy Aspects of a Developmental State Framework for the Bahamas
IntroductionThe political economy of development in The Bahamas is characterised by trade relations that take place in a highly monopolised global market; policy issues which are influenced by multilateral agencies and transnational corporations; a lack...
The Recalcitrant Muse: Race, Sex and Historical Tension in the Search for the West Indian (Trans)subject
IntroductionIn his introduction to Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock, Caribbean literary critic Kenneth Ramchand writes, "the novel arises from an almost literalminded obsession with expressing intuition about 'the person'" and "the structure of...