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The Overcrowded Barracoon By V. S. Naipaul

The Overcrowded Barracoon
by V. S. Naipaul

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Drawn together by a single theme - the culture and politics of the "barracoon" - V.S. Naipaul's collection of essays touches on subjects as diverse as Indian society, John Steinbeck, the origins of the Trinidad Carnival, Norman Mailer and Black Power.
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The Overcrowded Barracoon by V. S. Naipaul

Drawn together by a single theme - the culture and politics of the "barracoon" - V.S. Naipaul collection of essays touches on subjects as diverse as Indian society, John Steinbeck, the origins of the Trinidad Carnival, Norman Mailer and Black Power. The essays evoke attitudes of disenchantment, self-deception and oppression.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Unlikely colonial: London; Cricket; Jasmine; East Indian. Part 2 india: In the Middle of the Journey; Jamshed into Jimmy; Indian Autobiographies; The Last of the Aryans; Theatrical Natives; A Second Visit - Tragedy the Missing Sense, Magic and Dependence; The Election in Ajmer. Part 3 Looking westward: Mr Matsuda's Million-Dollar Gamble; Steinbeck in Monterey; New York with Norman Mailer; Jacques Soustelle and the Decline of the West. Part 4 Columbus and Crusoe: Columbus and Crusoe; The Ultimate Colony; St Kitts - Papa and the Power Set; Anguilla - the Shipwrecked Six Thousand; Power?; The Overcrowded Barracoon.

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GOR001207614
The Overcrowded Barracoon by V. S. Naipaul
V. S. Naipaul
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1976-05-27
320
0140041281
9780140041286
N/A
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