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Lamming, George 1927-

Overview
Works: 170 works in 574 publications in 4 languages and 10,315 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Autobiographical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Political fiction  Musical fiction  Interviews  History  Miscellanea  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Narrator
Classifications: PR9230.9.L25, 813
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In the castle of my skin by George Lamming( Book )

101 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Lamming's "In the Castle of My Skin" skilfully depicts the Barbadian psyche. Set against the backdrop of the 1930s riots which helped to pave the way for Independence and the modern Barbados, through the eyes of a young boy, Lamming portrays the social, racial, political and urban struggles with which Barbados continues to grapple even with some thirty-three years of Political Independence from Britain
Natives of my person by George Lamming( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om zich te onttrekken aan de terreur die een groep handelslieden in het vaderland uitoefent zeilt een schip clandestien uit met als bestemming een eiland waar de bemanning zich kan vestigen
The emigrants by George Lamming( Book )

37 editions published between 1954 and 1994 in English and German and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emigrants is an elaborately conceived novel, dense with dynamic characters and evocative details. First published in 1954, it focuses initially on the emigrant journey, then on the settling-in process. The journey by sea and subsequent attempts at resettlement provide the fictional framework for Lamming's exploration of the alienation and displacement caused by colonialism. This is the epic journey of a group of West Indians who emigrate to Great Britain in the 1950s in search of educational opportunities unattainable at home. Seeking to redefine themselves in the "mother country," an idealized landscape that they have been taught to revere, the emigrants settle uncomfortably in England's industrial cities. Within two years, ghettoization is firmly in place. The emigrants discover the meaning of their marginality in the British Empire in an environment that is unexpectedly hostile and strange. For some, alienation prompts a new sense of community, a new sense of identity as West Indians. For others, alienation leads to a crisis of confrontation with the law and fugitive status. There is a wealth of information here about the genesis of the black British community and about the cultural difference between black British and West Indian/Caribbean
Water with berries by George Lamming( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and German and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A society not known by many Americans is depicted in this novel of a group of West Indian artists living in contemporary London
Of age and innocence by George Lamming( Book )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and French and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of the most important of all Caribbean novels, first published in 1958, Lamming probes beneath the surface of apparent reality to explore an ethics of perception, communication and knowledge. In its tension between tragedy and hope, its poetry and multiple layerings, Lamming's novel invites the reader to envision both the possibilities of change and the difficulty of achieving it. --Book Jacket
Season of adventure by George Lamming( Book )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pleasures of exile by George Lamming( Book )

40 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Pleasures of Exile', originally published in 1960, is a classic of Caribbean diaspora writing. George Lamming is one of the major figures in late 20th century literature: his novels were part of the social, cultural, and political revolution of modern black writing
Kas-kas; interviews with three Caribbean writers in Texas. George Lamming, C. L. R. James, Wilson Harris by George Lamming( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cannon shot and glass beads; modern black writing by George Lamming( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novels for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels by David Galens( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each volume provides discussions of the literary and historical background of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes concise synopses of plot, characters and themes, a brief author biography, discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism
Coming, coming home : conversations II : Western education and the Caribbean intellectual ; Coming, coming, home : monographs by George Lamming( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New world: Guyana independence issue( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCOTT (copy 1): From the John Holmes Library Collection
Coming, coming home : conversations II : monographs by George Lamming( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most important people by Kathleen Drayton( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Transcripts of "Africa, West Indies and United States, Black artists and writers, 1962-1967"]( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enterprise of the Indies( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the canvas of the world( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influencia del Africa en las literaturas antillanas by Henri Bangou( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partes de mi ser by George Lamming( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guyana independence issue by Guyana) New World (Georgetown( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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In the castle of my skin
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The emigrantsOf age and innocenceSeason of adventureThe pleasures of exileIn the castle of my skinThe pleasures of exileCaliban's curse : George Lamming and the revisioning of history
Alternative Names
George Lamming barbadischer Schriftsteller

George Lamming dichter uit Barbados

George Lamming écrivain barbadien

George Lamming escritor barbadense

George Lamming scriitor din Barbados

Lamming, George 1927-

Lamming, George Eric 1927-

Лемминг, Джордж

Лэмминг Джордж

ジョージ・ラミング

Languages
English (362)

Spanish (21)

French (12)

German (5)