Sunday, July 02, 2006

Raw and uncensored

Emboldened by reggae, Jamaican writers bust out

An anthology reveals a new kind of Jamaican writing that is inspired by universal themes and emboldened by the rhythms of reggae. New York Times reviewer Dinitia Smith tells how this form of literature draws upon music that originated in the backyards of Jamaican slums.


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7 comments:

Shirazi said...

Happy Independence Day

Rose said...

HAVE A GREAT 4TH OF JULY

Deb S. said...

Shirazi and Rose: Thank you. Rose, have a wonderful and safe Independence Day.

Dr. Deborah Serani said...

Gonna check out the link now.

Deb S. said...

Dr. Deb: I hope you've enjoyed your R & R.

Cecilia said...

Been a long time.....dropping in to wish you a Happy Independence Day!!!

Deb S. said...

Cecilia: Yes, it has been much too long. Thank you for your good wishes!