Issue 1 (August 2011)

THEME: In a Fine Castle: Childhood in Caribbean Imagi/Nations

Portraits by artist Irenee Shaw

At left: Portrait of Carolina, oils, 12x12 inches At right: Portrait of Kathryn, oils, 12x12 inches Images courtesy of the artist.

 

EDITORIAL

In a Fine Castle: Childhood in Caribbean Imagi/Nations
Paula Morgan



ESSAYS

Figuring the Father in Contemporary Caribbean Fiction
Jennifer Rahim

 

The Child as Progenitor: Trauma and the (Un)making of Self
Paula Morgan

 

Banal Violence: Abject Plantation Legacy
Vijay Maharaj

 

Secret Gardens: Young Women Cultivating Nation in Shani Mootoo’s Cereus Blooms at Night and Jamaica Kincaid’s Autobiography of My Mother
Michelle Ramlagan

 

Child Murder in the Press of Trinidad and Tobago
Valerie Youssef

 

Beyond the Rugrats: Child Behaviour, Teacher Response and Behaviour Change at Three Schools in Trinidad and Tobago
Sabeerah Abdul-Majied

 

Corporal Punishment in Trinidad: A Dilemma of Childhood Discipline
Charrise Clarke

 



 

VISUAL ESSAY

They Say I Too Young To Soca: Machel Montano from Child Entertainer to Cultural Icon
Elizabeth Montano


GAYELLE

First They Must Be Composers
Louis Regis


POEMS

Melanie, Dream Child, A Visit From My Father, For Mark at Seven and Ocean Night
Elizabeth Grace Harry


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