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Sam Selvon, The Lonely Londoners

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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.

Course learning outcomes

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
  • discuss the novel in relation to the concept of literatures.

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