A new issue of Caribbean Quarterly (CQ) is here! This special issue—CQ 63, nos. 2 & 3 (June-September 2017)—by guest editor Keithley Woolward (University of the Bahamas) centers on Caribbean Literary Archives. [PLEASE NOTE: A SPECIAL DISCOUNTED ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION RATE OF US$50 IS AVAILABLE FOR ALL CARIBBEAN INSTITUTIONS AND RESIDENTS.]
With an introduction by Keithley Woolward, CQ 63 includes the following sections: ARTIST’S VOICE, ARCHIVE GEMS, BOOK REVIEW ESSAY, PLAYSCRIPT REVIEW, BOOK REVIEWS, and FEATURE ARTICLES by Louis Regis, Keithley Woolward, Eugene Williams, Rosana Herrero-Martín, Justin Haynes, Honor Ford-Smith, Jo-Anne Tull, Nicolette Bethel, and Carla Springer.
It also features the very moving SPECIAL SECTION: HONOURING DEREK WALCOTT, with “Eulogy for Derek Walcott (1930–2017)” and the essay “Derek Walcott’s Caribbean” by Edward Baugh, and “Tribute to Derek Walcott” by C.M.H. Walcott.
The books reviewed in this issue are: Yanique Hume and Aaron Kamugisha’s Caribbean Popular Culture: Power, Politics and Performance; Carol Bailey’s A Poetics of Performance: The Oral-Scribal Aesthetic in Anglophone Caribbean Fiction; Lasana M. Sekou’s Book of the Dead; Vahni Capildeo’s Utter; Jennifer Rahim’s Curfew Chronicles–A Fiction; Glyne Griffith’s The BBC and the Development of Anglophone Caribbean Literature, 1943–1958; Carol P. Marsh-Locket and Elizabeth J. West’s Literary Expressions of African Spirituality; Sonja Stephenson Watson’s The Politics of Race in Panama: Afro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention; Jack P. Greene’s Settler Jamaica in the 1750s: A Social Portrait; Jean Besson’s Transformations of Freedom in the Land of the Maroons: Creolization in the Cockpits, Jamaica; and Colin A. Palmer’s Inward Yearnings: Jamaica’s Journey to Nationhood.