Item description for The Man Who Ran Away And Other Stories of Trinidad in the 1920s And 1930s by Alfred Hubert Mendes & Michele Levy...
Alfred H. Mendes was a member of the Beacon group of writers in Trinidad in the 1930s and friend and colleague of C.L.R. James and Ralph de Boissiere. He was a prolific writer, with a distinctive and engaging voice, and he wrote a significant number of short stories, many of which have never been published and most of which were written between 1920 and 1940. "The Man Who Ran Away" is a collection of twelve stories with an introduction and short glossary of Trinidadian Creole words and phrases. The book is useful as a text for university literature courses, with an introduction designed for students unfamiliar with Mendes's work, but not so dauntingly academic as to discourage a general readership.
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Studio: University of the West Indies Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Jan 30, 2006
Publisher University of West Indies Press
ISBN 976640173X ISBN13 9789766401733