WorldCat Identities

Selvon, Samuel

Overview
Works: 93 works in 451 publications in 4 languages and 8,728 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Dedicatee, Scenarist
Classifications: PR9272.9.S4, 813
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The lonely Londoners by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
72 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the brilliant, sharp, witty pen of Sam Selvon, this is a classic award-winning novel of immigrant life in London in the 1950s
Moses ascending by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
34 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brighter sun by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
52 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delvis selvbiografisk roman fra Trinidad
Turn again Tiger by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
25 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman om fattige arbejdere i Trinidad
Ways of sunlight by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
52 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moses migrating by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Those who eat the cascadura by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foreday morning : selected prose 1946-1986 by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The housing lark by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
14 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Battersby, the hero of Selvon's fifth novel, is a West Indian exile in London who encounters both hardships and amusing situations in his search for adequate and reasonably priced shelter. In Housing Lark Selvon explores the plight of the West Indian in the "Mother Country," and the exiles' interactions with English women, the British in general, and each other"--Pub. website
The plains of Caroni by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An island is a world by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
9 editions published between 1955 and 1993 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highway in the sun and other plays by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eldorado West One by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the dramatic text for seven one-act plays that follow Moses Aloetta, as he tries to save enough money to leave England and return to his native Trinidad, and his friends, who are determined to prevent Moses from accomplishing his goal
I hear thunder by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drink of water by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poems of Sam Selvon by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pressure ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hard-hitting drama of the struggle and disenchantment faced by British-born black youths. Set in 1970s London, it tells the story of Tony, son of West Indian immigrants, who finds himself torn between his parents' church-going conformity and his brother's Black Power militancy
Two films by Horace Ové ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pressure: "Hailed as Britain's first black feature film, PRESSURE is a hard-hitting, honest document of the plight of disenchanted British-born black youths. Set in 1970s London, it tells the story of Tony, a bright school-leaver, son of West Indian immigrants, who finds himself torn between his parents' church-going conformity and his brother's Black Power militancy"--Container
Carnival in Trinidad by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christened with snow : a conversation with Samuel Selvon by Samuel Selvon ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Selvon, Sam.
Selvon Sam 1923-1994
Selvon , Samuel
Selvon, Samuel 1923-1994
Selvon, Samuel D. 1923-1994
Selvon , Samuel Dickinson
Selvon, Samuel Dickson
Selvon, Samuel Dickson 1923-1994
Languages
English (358)
German (5)
French (5)
Italian (1)
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