Reviews

The English Creole Novel at the Origin of Caribbean Fiction

Candace Ward, Crossing the Line: Early Creole Novels and Anglophone Caribbean Culture in the Age of Emancipation (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017); New World Studies series; 225 pages; ISBN 978-0813940007 (hardcover)

John Saillant
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• June 2019

The Testimony of Bones

Patrick Chamoiseau, Slave Old Man: A Novel, trans. Linda Coverdale (New York: New Press, 2018); 176 pages; ISBN: 978-1620972953 (hardcover)

Malica S. Willie
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• June 2019

Portrait of the Calypsonian as a Young Man

Anthony Joseph, Kitch: A Fictional Biography of a Calypso Icon (Leeds: Peepal Tree, 2018); 266 pages; ISBN 978-1845234195 (paperback)

​​​​​​​Njelle W. Hamilton
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• June 2019

Re/Cycling the Craze

Shane Vogel, Stolen Time: Black Fad Performance and the Calypso Craze (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018); 272 pages; ISBN 978-0226568447 (paperback)

​​​​​​​Treviene A. Harris
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• June 2019

The Politics of Sound

Alejandra Bronfman, Isles of Noise: Sonic Media in the Caribbean (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016); 223 pages; ISBN 978-1469628691 (paperback)

Sonya Donaldson
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• February 2019

The Lives and Afterlives of The Black Jacobins

Charles Forsdick and Christian Høgsbjerg, eds., The Black Jacobins Reader (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017); 464 pages; ISBN 978-0822362012 (paperback)

Justin Rogers-Cooper
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• February 2019

Sovereignty and Stagecraft in Panama and the Canal Zone

Katherine A. Zien, Sovereign Acts: Performing Race, Space, and Belonging in Panama and the Canal Zone (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2017); 265 pages; ISBN 978-0813584102 (paperback)

Jennifer Brittan
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• October 2018