Growing up stupid under the Union Jack

novel by Clarke, Austin

Publisher: Casa de las Americas in La Habana

Written in English
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  • Clarke, Austin, -- 1934- -- Biography -- Youth.,
  • Authors, Canadian -- 20th century -- Biography

Edition Notes

StatementAustin Clarke.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8505L375 Z464 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21508963M
ISBN 100771021313

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Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack by Clarke, Austin. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Ltd., pp. Clean, well-bound pages. 4 upper margins are stained. Boards have light wear to spine ends and spine leans. Dustjacket in clean, protective jacket has flaps glued to inner boards, so no tape used or tape stains.

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Austin Clarke, (Austin Ardinel Chesterfield Clarke), Barbadian-born Canadian writer (born JSt. James, British Barbados—died JToronto, Ont.), was the author of acclaimed works that lyrically explored the experience of being an immigrant and being black in novel The Polished Hoe, written as the murder confession of Mary-Mathilda, a West Indian former.

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Public Enemies: Police Violence and Black Youth (Toronto: HarperCollins, )Notable works: The Polished Hoe. Clarke's memoir Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack (), won the Casa de las Americas Prize for Literature.

Over the course of his career, Clarke has held many political, professional. Calypsonian since at national level, play percussion (since mid 70s) Bet Yuh Didn't Know: Wrote music for 3 plays of Nobel winner Derek Walcott - Beef, No Chicken, Ti-Jean and His Brothers and Sea at Dauphin, as well as theme song for world premiere of Austin "Tom" Clarke's Growing Up.

Author of More, The Polished Hoe, Growing up Stupid under the Union Jack, Clarke, Pig Tails 'n Breadfruit, Echo at Coole and Other Poems, The Origin of Waves~Austin Clarke, Old Fashioned Pilgrimage and Other PoemsWritten works: Pig Tails 'N Breadfruit, More: A Novel.

The title of Austin Clarke's autobiography Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack hints at a complex paradox that arises throughout the work. The title holds the opposites of growing up and being held under in duelling friction. On the one hand. His memoir, Growing up Stupid under the Union Jack, won the Casa de las Americas Prize for Literature in His other memoirs include A Passage Back Home and 'Membering.

He also wrote five short-story collections and inhe was awarded the W.O. Mitchell Prize for producing an outstanding body of work for his short stories collections.

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His novel The Polished Hoe won the Giller Prize. Clarke is a member of the Order of Canada, holds four honorary doctorates, and has been awarded the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the W.O.

Mitchell Prize, and the Casa de las Américas Prize, among. World War I had a bad effect on the labor unions. First of all, labor union leaders, who had spoken out against the war were charged under the Espionage Act, tried and imprisoned.

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2 pages. Ana Lydia Vega The Day It All Happened. “There’s a wonderful book by Toronto author Austin Clarke entitled Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack, and it talks about what it was like to grow up in a British educational system in which you read English literature, and what does it mean to read English literature if you’re a kid from the Caribbean.

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and, more recently, "There Are No Elders - and two memoirs, "Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack" and "A Passage Back Home". The Origin of Waves is his eighth novel. Austin Clarke: A Biography by Stella Algoo-Baksh was published in and "The Austin Clarke Reader", selected writings, in Austin Clarke lives in Toronto.

In addition, Clarke has written five novels and six short-story collections. Clarke's autobiographical works include Growing Up Stupid under the Union Jack: A Memoir () and A Passage Back Home: A Personal Reminiscence of Samuel Selvon ().

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