derrierloisirs.fr
» » The Hills of Hebron (Drumbeat Novel)

Download The Hills of Hebron (Drumbeat Novel) ePub

by Sylvia Wynter

Download The Hills of Hebron (Drumbeat Novel) ePub
  • ISBN 0582785626
  • ISBN13 978-0582785625
  • Language English
  • Author Sylvia Wynter
  • Publisher Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd (September 1, 1984)
  • Pages 320
  • Formats txt docx mbr doc
  • Category Different
  • Subcategory Humanities
  • Size ePub 1421 kb
  • Size Fb2 1118 kb
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 398


Items related to The Hills of Hebron (Drumbeat Novel). The Hills of Hebron is her only novel.

Items related to The Hills of Hebron (Drumbeat Novel). Wynter, Sylvia The Hills of Hebron (Drumbeat Novel). ISBN 13: 9780582785625. The Hills of Hebron (Drumbeat Novel).

The Hills of Hebron book. Written in the late 1950s on the cusp of Jamaica’s independence. Strongly anti-colonial, the novel depicts Hebron as a Revivalist community embracing Afro-Caribbean religious practices and gives voice to Written in the late 1950s on the cusp of Jamaica’s independence from Britain, The Hills of Hebron tells the story of a group of formerly enslaved Jamaicans as they attempt to create a new life and assert themselves against the colonial.

Strongly anti-colonial, the novel depicts Hebron as a Revivalist community embracing Afro-Caribbean religious practices and gives voice to the social forces of that period in Jamaican and Caribbean history. Based on the early twentieth century Bedwardism movement (a revivalist group led by Alexander Bedward), The Hills of Hebron, was one of the first attempts to present the lives of black Jamaicans not as colonial subjects, but as independent human beings.

Sylvia Wynter’s scholarly work is highly poetic, expository, and complex. Shirley Toland-Dix, "The Hills of Hebron: Sylvia Wynter’s Disruption of the Narrative of the Nation. Small Axe 25 (Feb 2008): 57-76. Caribbean Studies . (1970): 111-118. Jonkonnu in Jamaica: Towards the Interpretation of the Folk Dance as a Cultural Process. Black Metamorphosis: A Prelude to Sylvia Wynter’s Theory of the Human. James Journal 1. (2010): 127-48. Sylvia Wynter, Sylvia Wynter: On Being Human as Praxis.

Books related to The Hills of Hebron.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

File: PDF, . 3 MB. Читать онлайн. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Are you sure you want to remove The Hills of Hebron (Drumbeat Novel) from your list? The Hills of Hebron (Drumbeat Novel). Published September 1984 by Longman Group United Kingdom.

Sylvia Wynter was born in Cuba of Jamaican parents and grew up in Jamaica. She studied in Britain and Spain and in 1962, returned to Jamaica and joined the faculty of the University of the West Indies. One of the founders of the Jamaica Journal, Wynter wrote major essays on Jamaican culture, history and literature, as well as several plays. In 1974 she joined the faculty of the University of Califorina, San Diego and in 1977, Stanford University. She retired in 1944 and continues to reside in Northern California.

The novel’s fluid sexual-subjects and magic realist imaginings reveal the .

The novel’s fluid sexual-subjects and magic realist imaginings reveal the world as already unorthodox, as a place in which the sexual body becomes a site of queer desire and a source for shifting conceptions of gender, sexuality, and normality. Mining the trope of madness, the novel’s magic realist genre, and Sarah Ahmed’s notion of queer phenomenology, Michael A. Bucknor’s chapter exposes the binary as establishing the metaphysical limits of sexual expression. Sacred Violence in Andrew Salkey’s A Quality of Violence, Sylvia Wynter’s The Hills of Hebron and Marlon James’ John Crow’s Devil.