The creole identity in the caribbean postcolonial society: a study of selvons a brighter sun

Guruprasad, S. Y. (2014) The creole identity in the caribbean postcolonial society: a study of selvons a brighter sun. International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies, 1 (5). pp. 284-293. ISSN 2348 – 0343

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Abstract

Today, postcolonialism is an important discipline in cultural and literary studies.The present study deals with the history and culture of the Caribbean in the postcolonial context. Despite the physical isolation and colonization, de-colonization, displacement, slavery and emancipation, Caribbean society leads to the emergence of new world, new ethnicity (Stuart Hall), national culture and literary identity. In the postcolonial Caribbean, identity is considered as multi-dimensional or pluralistic. Identity is never fixed or static; it is fluid and always in process (Stuart Hall, 110). The identity in the postcolonial Caribbean has become cultural homogenization, hybridity and creolization.This article makes an attempt to study the process of Creolization and historical background of postcolonial Caribbean society. The concept of Creolization in the Caribbean context is a social process that lies at the very centre of discussion of transculturalism, transnationalism, multiculturalism, diversity, and hybridization (Young, Robert). In this article an attempt has been made to locate the âhybrid and creole identity in the postcolonial Caribbean and in Selvons novel A Brighter Sun.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Identity and Creolization and Postcolonial and De-Colonialization and Emancipation and Pluralistic
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > English
Divisions: Department of > English
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2019 10:01
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2019 10:01
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/9898

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