Caryl Phillips

Standard Name: Phillips, Caryl


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Intertextuality and Influence Jean Rhys
In 2018 the black British writer Caryl Phillips (male and of Caribbean origin) published a novel entitled A View of the Empire at Sunset, whose protagonist, Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams, born in what is...
Intertextuality and Influence Maud Sulter
MS attended a writing week for Black people at the Arvon Foundation in Yorkshire (with poet Grace Nichols and playwright Caryl Phillips as resident writers), and was encouraged to publish her poem As a Blackwoman.
Sulter, Maud. “Notes of a Native Daughter”. Let It Be Told, edited by Lauretta Ngcobo, Pluto, pp. 53-67.
Literary responses Shelagh Delaney
The race issue received astonishingly little attention from reviewers, probably because SD was so far ahead of her time in acknowledging its existence. However, Colin MacInnes (himself homosexual and author of the novel City of...


1957: Colin MacInnes (son of novelist Angela Thirkell)...

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Colin MacInnes (son of novelist Angela Thirkell ) published the first of his three Londonnovels of the 1950s, City of Spades, a pioneering study of immigrant Black society in Britain.


Phillips, Caryl. “Kingdom of the blind”. The Guardian, pp. Review 4 - 6.