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    • Start of something again

    • Man-woman relationship; Interpersonal relations; Hurricanes
    • Duckett and Silver meet regularly at their favourite restaurant to talk about art and politics as the city grows restless in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. During this time, Silver is flirting dangerously with a married woman right...
    • God made Little apples

    • Man-woman relationships ; Life
    • A husband is fed up with the daily grind that allows him to eke out a decent existence, but prevents him from experiencing the joys of life. He feels trapped by respectability, a low paying job and his growing desire for the youthful live-in helper...
    • PUBLIC OPINION _Vol.1 _No.09_April 17,1937

    • Public opinion-Jamaica-20th century; Jamaica-Government and politics-Periodicals; Jamaica-social life and customs; Education-Jamaica; Sports-Caribbean Area; Motion Pictures-Social Aspects-Jamaica; Water conservation-Jamaica; Industrial life...
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper in the 1930s which provides news and views about politics; lifestyle; arts and entertainment; and more
    • PUBLIC OPINION _Vol.1 _No.34_October 9,1937

    • Public opinion-Jamaica-20th century; Jamaica-Government and politics-Periodicals; Trinidad and Tobago-Government and politics; Jamaica-Social life and customs; Jamaica-Economic conditions; Jamaica-Social life and conditions; Motion pictures-Social...
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper in the 1930s which provides news and views about politics; sports; lifestyle; entertainment; culture; and more
    • Background to Arthur

    • Best friends ; Biographical fiction
    • The author recalls the life story of his best friend, Arthur, who grew up in a church orphanage that believed in raising “ children on religion and starvation”. The harsh cruelty with which he was treated as a child and later hardships in life did...
    • A Pot of Cyclamen

    • Life ; Philosophy
    • The author purchases a pot of bright flame-coloured flowers to help lessen the austerity of the grey London weather, and to remind him of his home country where the landscape seems eternally drenched in sunlight. This simple act affords him the...
    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • City stricken to the bone

    • Hurricanes ; Social classes ; City and town life
    • The author presents a microcosm of city life including : “wealthy bourgeoisie” who lives uptown; the “ pale stenographer in the administrative office; men and women living in “teeming shacks”; and “the… vice-ridden, violent myrmidons and the poor...
    • Gravel in his shoes

    • Man-woman relationships
    • The washerwoman did the laundry with meticulous care in the same way that she ordered her personal life, choosing to live above the common concerns and unkind gossip of her neighbours. She just wanted to be left alone to savour the living bond...
    • ABENG 1969, Vol. 1, No. 29 [Aug. 16]

    • Jamaica-Politics and government-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social conditions; Black power-Jamaica; Blacks-Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Race relations; Jamaica-Social life and customs; Sugar industry-Jamaica; Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940.
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper published from February 1-September 27, 1969. It emerged at a radical political moment in post-independence Jamaica where the black power movement was on the rise.

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