Cover of: Color me English | Caryl Phillips

Color me English

migration and belonging before and after 9/11

Published by New Press, Distributed by Perseus Distribution in New York .
Written in English.


About the Book

A collection of the author's observations on race, culture, and belonging before and after the September 11 attacks discusses his childhood memories of a Muslim fellow student and his international research into colonial histories.

Table of Contents

Color Me English
Homeland Security
Ground Zero
American Tribalism
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses"
American Stories, American Silence
American Dispatches
Colored People
Men at Sea: African American Sailors
Literature: The New Jazz?
Warren Beatty's Bulworth
"O": All alone in Charleston
Luther Vandross (1951-2005)
Strange Fruit
Growing Pains
A Life in Ten Chapters
Northern Soul
Necessary Journeys
"Rude am I in my speech"
E.R. Braithwaite
John La Rose
Claude McKay
Outside In
Belonging to Israel
Chinua Achebe: Out of Africa
Shusaku Endo: Confessions of a True Believer
England, Half English
The Pleasures of Exile
A Familial Conversation
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket
Ha Jin: Exile on Main Street
Lafcadio Hearn: The Wanderer
Distant shores
France: Strangers in a Strange Land
Sierra Leone: Distant Voices
Ghana: Border Crossings
Belgium: The Silenced Minority
Kilimanjaro: The Height of Obsession
Sierra Leone: Bunce Island.


Dewey Decimal Class 824/.914
Library of Congress PR9275.S263 P47274 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination 339 p. ;
Number of pages 339

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25108973M
Internet Archive colormeenglishmi00phil
ISBN 10 1595586504
ISBN 13 9781595586506
LC Control Number 2011010274
OCLC/WorldCat 656451588
Goodreads 10055523

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