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Welcome to Caribbean Literature

Caribbean Literature is a searchable collection of poetry and fiction produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. The titles selected by our editors are presented in the original: English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages. It also features dictionaries of the Creole spoken in these countries. Caribbean Literature gives users immediate access to a treasury of classic, rare, and contemporary literature. The database has over 101,222 pages.
El Gibaro

El Gibaro, by Manuel Alonso
A collection of poems about the customs and the poor country farmers of Puerto Rico.

Loving This Man

Loving This Man, by Althea Prince
A novel that portrays the difficult transition from life in the Caribbean to life in urban North America.

Psychic Unrest

Psychic Unrest, by Lillian Allen
A book in which poet Lillian Allen talks about culture, politics, and the African diaspora.