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CQ Volume 64, Nos. 3 & 4 (September - December 2018)

Irish-Caribbean Connections (Guest editors: Lee M. Jenkins and Melanie Otto)
Date Published: 
September, 2018






ARTIST’S VOICE – Fiona Godfrey


  • Seeking a Place of Balance



    INTRODUCTION – Lee Jenkins and Melanie Otto


  • “The Ocean in Us”: Irish-Caribbean Connections




  • Black Irish, White Jamaican: Real and Imagined Irishness in Caribbean Literature – Evelyn O’Callaghan


  • What to do about the Irish in the Caribbean? – Robert Johnson



  • Franco-Irish Saint-Domingue: Family Networks, Trans-colonial Diasporas – Kate Hodgson



  • The Irish-Jamaican Plantation of Kelly’s Pen, Jamaica and the Rare c. 1749 Inventory of Its Slaves, Stock and Household Goods – Finola O’Kane



  • An Irish Governor of Jamaica in the 1890s: Irish and Jamaican Self-Help, Colonial Modernity, and the Tropico-politics of Henry and Edith Blake – Alison Harvey



  • The Grafted Tongue: English and Comparisons of the Caribbean and Ireland – K. Brisley Brennan



  • Walcott, Joyce, and Planetary Modernisms – Aaron C. Eastley



  • Dracula and Tropic Death: Imagined Maps, Transnational Communities – Louise Walsh



  • Black British Soldiers in Northern Ireland: Martin Stellman’s For Queen and Country and Neil Jordan’s The Crying Game – Henghameh Saroukhani



  • Lorna Goodison: Poet of Crossings – Jahan Ramazani



STORY – Lorna Goodison


  • The Banana Man and the Fiddler of Dooney


    POEMS – Lorna Goodison


  • Ireland Jamaica     


  • Funeral in Knockpatrick     





  • Jenny Shaw, Everyday Life in the Early English Caribbean: Irish, Africans, and the Construction of Difference – reviewed by Nicole A. Jacoberger


  • Carla Gardina Pestana and Sharon V. Salinger, ed., The Early English Caribbean, 1570–1700 (4 vols.) – reviewed by James Robertson



  • Eva Sansavior and Richard Scholar, ed., Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day – reviewed by Oscar Webber


  • Natasha Lightfoot, Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation – reviewed by Evan Rothera


  • Colleen Vasconcellos, Slavery, Childhood, and Abolition in Jamaica, 1788–1838 – reviewed by Michael Becker


  • Pattullo, Polly, ed., Your Time Is Done Now Slavery, Resistance, and Defeat: The Maroon Trials of Dominica (1813–1814) – reviewed by Jeffrey Hawkes



  •  Daniel Livesay, Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733–1833 – reviewed by Karl Watts


  • Catherine Cocks, Tropical Whites: The Rise of the Tourist South in the Americas – reviewed by Ian Bethell Bennett