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Caribbean Literature

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Alexander Street Press
Alexander Street Press
1900 - present
Frequency of Updates:
Perpetual through 2009

This database is a collection of fiction, poetry, manuscripts, archival content, interviews, photographs and other formats from 1900 to the present, representing writers from the entire Caribbean region.
"Caribbean Literature is a searchable collection of poetry and fiction produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the titles selected are numerous rare and hard-to-find works written in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages." (IUCAT)

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Interlibrary Loan:
Print-only copy permitted
Resource Advocate:
Holliday, DeLoice
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Federated Search:

IUB Library Subjects:
  • French & Italian
  • Comparative Literature
  • English and American Language and Literature

Library of Congress Subjects:

Caribbean Literature--Databases.