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In Teaching C.L.R. James’ Minty Alley: Tricksters, Intellectuals and the Folk

CLR JamesTara Dunn, Elizabeth Femiano, and Felice Lopez developed these materials for use in teaching C.L.R. James’ Minty Alley: Tricksters, Intellectuals and the Folk in college courses. The compiled materials are available in the printable PDF, linked on the left, and the materials are also listed individually on the web pages below.

Overview
  1. Introduction
  2. Culture of Trinidad
  3. Yard Novel Meets the Bildungsroman
  4. Comparison to situation faced by the writers of the Harlem Renaissance
  5. Trickster
  6. Conclusion

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