By Emily Greenwood
tend to imagine an adversarial courting among Classics, that is handled as a legacy of empire, and Caribbean literature. whereas acknowledging the significance of this imperial context, Greenwood argues that Caribbean appropriations of Classics performed a massive position in formulating original,
anti-colonial and anti-imperial feedback in Anglophone Caribbean fiction. Afro-Greeks finds how, within the 20th century, generations of Caribbean writers, together with Kamau Brathwaite, Austin Clarke, John Figueroa, C. L. R. James, V. S. Naipaul, Derek Walcott and Eric Williams, created a particular, local counter-tradition of examining Greco-Roman Classics.
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Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century (Classical Presences) by Emily Greenwood