An anthology of poems, prose and drama for secondary school students highlighting hurricanes, earthquakes and volcanoes. Edited by Drs. Yvonne Weekes and Wendy McMahon.
Published by: House of Nehesi Publishers
Voices: Monologues and Dramatic Texts for Caribbean Actors will prepare students across the Caribbean who are involved in presenting solo performances and short scenes for examinations as well as actors who have to prepare audition pieces for a production. With images, videos and additional resources and references for teachers and students these thirty-four monologues which cover childhood stories, folk tales, social issues and historical events will ensure that students will find one which captures their own unique Caribbean voice.
Poetry. Drama. Carribean Studies. Women's Studies. "NOMAD, a survivors' handbook, a travellers' guide for anyone who has known the burden of a life bundled into bags.
The collection is about public occurrences, many of which the reader will recognise, but it is also about private happenings and quiet reflection on some sensitive matters. The employment of allusion and metaphor is noteworthy, and the enlisting of historical and religious reference (as in Fergus’ “Out of Nowhere” and Weekes’ “Good Friday”) helps to contextualise some of the themes of the collection
This memoir that covers eight years dominated by the awakening, eruption, and still-grumbling aftermath of Montserrat's Soufriere volcano is an acutely written account of the impact of the eruption on the life and viability of this small Caribbean island.