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    • Erna Brodber in new edition of "8'O'clock Jamaica Time---Again".

    • Brodber, Erna; Authors, Jamaican; Theatre - Jamaica; Robinson, Claudia; Seymour, Ossie; Hutton, Rosalind; Brady, Harold.
    • "Jamaicans are a dying species.." is an observation made in this scene of the entirely new edition of "8'O'Clok Jamaica Time...Again", shown at the UWI Arts Lecture Theatre, In fear and trembling are (left to right) Claudia Robinson, Ossie Seymour,...
    • Acorn into oak

    • Life ; Death ; Birth ; Philosophy
    • The country doctor finds himself called upon to tend a dying old man and soon after to help bring a baby into the world. The juxtaposition of these two events causes him to ponder the physical and philosophical aspects of birth and death.
    • Barometer falling

    • Interpersonal relations; Women
    • The author gives a bird’s eye view of life among a variety of people on a given day and concludes with the story of Connie whose dog had bitten her friend’s child. Every day Connie feared the child’s mother would confront her with a medical bill,...
    • Another day

    • City and town life ; Death ; Nationalism
    • The author describes a series of events that makes up a typical day in the city such as a bus catching fire; a group of high-brows debating whether there is any real West Indian culture; ordinary workmen recently paid going off in the hills to...
    • The Talisman

    • Love; Man-woman relationship
    • He decided that the wonderful almost mystical bonding between them as lovers had to be broken, and to him fell the unpleasant task. He felt that he had given his all to the affair while to her it was not serious but something she could set aside...
    • The Inheritance

    • Death; Brothers
    • The elder brother knew he was dying but he had one score to settle first before departing this world. He and his brother had jointly inherited their father’s property but somehow this sharing between them had extended to his mistress who had also...

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