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The Extinct SceneLate Modernism and Everyday Life$
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Thomas Davis

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231169424

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.001.0001

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“It is De Age of Colonial Concern”

“It is De Age of Colonial Concern”

Vernacular Fictions and Political Belonging

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The Extinct Scene

Thomas S. Davis

Columbia University Press

In this final chapter, late modernism’s outward turn captures the changes in political belonging wrought by the twin phenomena of decolonization and mass migration from the Caribbean to British shores.

Keywords:   Samuel Selvon, Vic Reid, Black British Literature, Vernacular Modernism, Colin MacInnes, Windrush

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