New Issue of the JOURNAL of WEST INDIAN LITERATURE Dedicated to Caribbean Ecocriticism

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Vol 24 , No. 2 November 2016

Elaine Savory
Guest Editor, Special Issue on Caribbean Ecocriticism


Table of Contents

Editorial Preface
Elaine Savory

Food, Biodiversity, Extinctions: Caribbean Fauna and the Struggle for Food Security during the Conquest of the New World
Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert

“Black was never more Beautiful”: Ecology, Culture, and the Oil Boom in Trinidad
Michael Niblett

Informal Urbanism and the Hard Question of the Anthropocene
Eric Prieto

Patrick Chamoiseau’s Texaco or the Ecology of Caribbean Identity
Keithley P. Woolward

Literature for Children and Young Adults as Path to Enlightenment Emancipation
Melissa Garcia-Vega

“Seeing” Goat Island Clearly: A Question of “Development”
Jacqueline Bishop

Book Reviews

Caribbean and Postcolonial Ecocriticism: Revisioning in an Urgent Time
Elaine Savory

Spectacular Suffering: Witnessing Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic
Ramesh Mallipeddi

Calypso Jews: Jewishness in Caribbean Literary Imagination
Sarah Phillips Casteel

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