The contributions in this issue re-enact the dazzling array of colours and forms that are integral to the Caribbean masquerade. The issue’s specific concern is the re-reading and re-evaluation of Caribbean literature with attentiveness to the ‘lived realities’ of the region and to innovative experiments with language and form.
David Dabydeen, From Our Lady of Demerara
Kwame Dawes, The Hawk
Wilson Harris, From The Mask of the Beggar
Jan Shinebourne, 1997, Red Bean Cake, Soho, London