Sam Selvon, The Lonely Londoners

Padley, S. (Steve)

Learning Object

This free course concentrates on Sam Selvon's twentieth-century novel, The Lonely Londoners. It considers the depiction of migration in the text as well as Selvon's treatment of memory as a vital part of the migrant's experience. After studying this course, you should be able to understand representations of the themes of migration and memory in Sam Selvon’s novel The Lonely Londoners, relate this text to the context of Caribbean migrant experience, carry out critical analysis of prose fiction, and discuss the novel in relation to the concept of literatures.

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The Open University (OUUK)

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