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By J. Dillon Brown

In Migrant Modernism, J. Dillon Brown examines the intersection among British literary modernism and the foundational West Indian novels that emerged in London after global struggle II. through emphasizing the positioning during which anglophone Caribbean writers reminiscent of George Lamming, V. S. Naipaul, and Samuel Selvon produced and released their paintings, Brown unearths a dynamic convergence among modernism and postcolonial literature that has frequently been overlooked. Modernist options not just supplied a manner for those writers to mark their distinction from the aggressively English, literalist aesthetic that ruled postwar literature in London but additionally served as a self-critical medium wherein to regard subject matters of nationalism, cultural inheritance, and identity.

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