THE ARTS JOURNAL

Critical Perspectives on the contemporary Literature, Art and Culture of
Guyana and the Anglophone Caribbean

Volume 1 No 1       May 2004

Front Cover

Front Cover: (painting):
Bernadette Persaud, "A Flag on the Earth: Guyana 2001", 
Mixed Media Construction, Acrylic on Canvas, 53 inches x 20 inches approximately. 


Contents

Foreward

Literature

Kenneth Ramchand            Literature and the Person of Indian Origin ...

Clem Seecharan                 In Sir Vidia's Shadow, Out of Historical Darkness   ...

Alim Hosein                       The Body Politic: Oonya Kempadoo's Buxton Spice ...

Ameena Gafoor                  The Depiction of Indian female experience in Jan
                                                 Shinebourne's The Last English Plantation ...

History

Verene A. Shepherd            Indian Indentured Women in the Caribbean:
                                                 Ethnicity, Class & Gender ...   ...

Brinsley Samaroo                Mutiny Aboard the Guyana-bound Clasmerden...

Tota Mangar                       Governor Henry Turner Irving and his Role on
                                                 Immigration, 1882-1887: Consolidation and Confrontation

Art

Bernadette Persaud             "Aloof From the Mainstream"-- Curatorial Statement

Ameena Gafoor                   "Under the Seventh Sun": An Overview ...................

Appendix                             Artists's Profiles and Statements

Contributors

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