Literature Quiz / Carribean Writers

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Can you name the writers born in the Caribbean?

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Place of BirthWriterSample Works
Antigua and BarbudaA Small Place / Lucy
BarbadosFolk Culture in the Slaves of Jamaica / Slow Horses
CubaEl Guajiro (The Farmer) / Cecilia Valdés o La Loma del Angel (Cecilia Valdés or the Hill of the Angel)
CubaSóngoro cosongo / El son entero (The Full Sound)
CubaEl reino de este mundo (The Kingdom of this World) / El acoso (The Chase)
DominicaVoyage in the Dark / Wide Sargasso Sea
Dominican RepublicHow the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents / In the Time of Butterflies
Dominican RepublicThe Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao / Drown
GuadeloupeAnabase (Anabasis) / Amers (Bitters)
GuadeloupeI, Tituba: Black Witch of Salem / Segu
HaitiGouvernours de la rosée (Masters of the Dew) / La Montagne ensorcelée (The Bewitched Mountain)
HaitiWa Kreyon in Kreyòl (Antigone in Creole) / Les Djons d'Haiti Tom (People of Haiti with Courage)
HaitiBreath, Eyes, Memory / The Farming of Bones
Place of BirthWriterSample Works
JamaicaHome to Harlem / Gingertown
JamaicaThe Hills Were Joyful Together / Brother Man
JamaicaNew Day / The Leopard
JamaicaThe Book of Night Women / A Brief History of Seven Killings
MartiniqueCahier d'un retour au pays natal (Notebook of a Return to a Native Land) / Une Tempête (A Tempest)
MartiniqueBlack Skin, White Masks / The Wretched of the Earth
MontserratLambchops / Looking Out, Looking In
Puerto RicoLa Carreta (The Oxcart) / El Hombre Y Sus Sueños (The Man and his Dreams
Puerto RicoEl país de cuatro pisos y otros ensayos (The Four-Storeyed Country and Other Essays) / Las Caricias del tigre (The Tiger's Caresses)
Saint Kitts and NevisThe Final Passage / Crossing the Dark
Saint LuciaOmeros / The Prodigal
Trinidad and TobagoA House for Mr. Biswas / A Bend in the River

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