Special Issue of Journal of West Indian Literature on Marlon James

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Vol. 26, No. 2 November 2018

Guest Editors: Michael A. Bucknor and Kezia Page, Special Issue on Marlon James

Table of Contents

Introduction
“Authorial Self-fashioning, Political Denials and Artistic Distinctiveness: The Queer Poetics of Marlon James”
Guest Editors: Michael A. Bucknor and Kezia Page, Special Issue on Marlon James

Marlon James and the Metafiction of the New Black Gothic
Sheri-Marie Harrison

Femme Finale: Gender, Violence and Nation in Marlon James’ Novels
Lauren Shoemaker

“So Many Incredible Gehennas”: Musicality and (the Poetics of) ‘Relation’ in Marlon James’ Novels
Emma Crowley

Re-evaluating Religion and Superstition: Obeah and Christianity in Marlon James’s The Book of Night Women and William Earle Jr.’s Obi, or The History of Three-Fingered Jack
Jhordan Layne

Violence, Imperialism and Male Socialization in Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian and Marlon James’ A Brief History of Seven Killings
Michael K. Walonen

“Jah Live”: Messianic Time and Post-Traumatic Narrative Disorder in Marlon James’ A Brief History of Seven Killings
Njelle W. Hamilton

Uncomfortable Truths: Lifewriting, Trauma and Survivance in Marlon James’ A Brief History of Seven Killings
Caryn Rae Adams

Book Reviews

Barbara Lalla, Grounds for Tenure
Evelyn O’Callaghan

John Robert Lee, Collected Poems 1975-2015
Laurence Breiner

Angelique V. Nixon, Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture
Angeletta KM Gourdine

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