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Caribbean VisionaryA. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation$
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Selwyn R. Cudjoe

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781604731064

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.001.0001

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Those that be in Bondage

Those that be in Bondage

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(p.15) Chapter One Those that be in Bondage
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Caribbean Visionary
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A. R. F. Webber

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0002

This chapter traces the development of Webber’s literary career, which began with poetry writing. Webber’s first known poems were “What of a Night,”“Wisdom Cometh in the Morning,” and “The Jealous Scribe,” which were published in various issues of the Daily Chronicle in January and February 1916. Webber’s novel Those That Be in Bondage (1917) is a transitional piece that inaugurates a realist tradition in West Indian literature that explores the dawning social and political consciousness of a people.

Keywords:   Webber, poetry writing, West Indian literature

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