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Arrival of the Snake-Woman and Other Stories

by Olive Senior

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Published by Longman Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature: fiction texts,
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Popular English Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Longman Caribbean Writers

    The Physical Object
    FormatTextbook Binding
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10645945M
    ISBN 100582031702
    ISBN 109780582031708

    Directed by Sidney J. Furie. With John McCarthy, Susan Travers, Geoffrey Denton, Elsie Wagstaff. In England a doctor, in order to cure his wife's "sick mind", injects her with snake venom. She later gives birth to a daughter the villagers begin to call "The Devil's Baby". They soon burn the family's house down. Years later a Scotland Yard detective is sent to the village to investigate a.   Arrival of the Snake-Woman and Other Stories Olive Senior. out of 5 stars 4. Paperback. CDN$ Next. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 6 customer ratings. 5 star 68% (68%) 68% 4 star 32% (32%) 32% 3 star 0% (0%) 0% Reviews: 6.

    OLIVE SENIOR is the author of eight books, including: Summer Lightning, Arrival of the Snake Woman and Discerner of Hearts all short story collections. She has also published two collections of poems, Gardening in the Tropics and Talking of Trees, as well as several non-fiction books. Olive Senior's two collections of short stories, "Summer Lightning and other stories" () and "Arrival of the Snake Woman and other stories," () are the literary works I have chosen to discuss three Caribbean based themes.

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Arrival of the Snake-Woman and Other Stories. The second collection from Olive Senior, winner of the Commonwealth Writer's Prize in for Summer Lightning. Set again in Jamaica, these new stories continue to explore the child as an isolated individual coming to /5.

First Canadian Edition. From the Back Cover. The Toronto author Olive Senior's Jamaican birthplace provides the setting for these powerfully engaging stories that span a period of roughly years, from the closing days of slavery in to the s.

The tensions wrought by rapid change and conflicting loyalties are at the heart of these stories, most beautifully evoked in the novella "Arrival of /5(3).

Arrival of the Snake-Woman and Other Stories (Longman Caribbean Writers) Paperback – December 1, Cited by: Her first collection of short stories, "Summer Lightning" (), won the Commonwealth Literature Prize.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Arrival of the snake-woman and other stories. Responsibility. Olive Senior. Imprint. Burnt Mill, Harlow, Essex, England: Longman, Physical description. v, p. ; 19 cm.

Series. Longman Caribbean writers. "Arrival of the Snake-Woman" is the first and longest of the stories in Olive Senior's Arrival of the Snake-Woman (). The tensions wrought by rapid change and conflicting loyalties are at the heart of these stories, most beautifully evoked in the novella "Arrival of the Snake-Woman".

Here a young boy narrates the seminal event of his childhood in the late nineteenth century: the coming of a lonely Indian indentured woman into a mountain s: 5. Her first collection of short stories, "Summer Lightning" (), won the Commonwealth Literature Prize. She has published two subsequent collections of short stories, "The Arrival of the Snake Woman" () and "The Discerner of Hearts" ().

She has two collections of poems, "Talking of Trees" () and "Gardening in the Tropics" (). Arrival of the snake woman --The tenantry of birds --The two grandmothers --Tears of the sea --See the tiki-tiki scatter --The view from the terrace --Lily, Lily.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. "First published in by Longman Group UK"--T.p. verso. Arrival of the Snake Woman. sold out. I Name Me Name. Pitch Lake. sold out.

A Small Place Cricket in the Road and other stories. sold out. The Awakening and other poems sold out. New Caribbean Poetry: An Anthology. sold out. The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion. New Beacon Books. Her short story collection Summer Lightning () won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize; it was followed by Arrival of the Snake Woman (also includes "The Two Grandmothers" which is one of her best short stories) (, ) and Discerner of Hearts ().

She is the author of The Message is Change (on the General Elections in Jamaica), Talking of Trees (a collection of poems), a reference book, A-Z of Jamaican Heritage, andArrival of the snake woman in the Longman Caribbean Writers s: 1.

short stories: “Arrival of the Snake Woman”, “The Tenantry of Birds”, “The Two Grandmothers”, “Tears of the Sea”, “See the Tiki-Tiki Scat-ter”, “The View from the Terrace” and “Lily, Lily”. Different characters are at the center of each story, however, a few basic themes run through-out the entire book.

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out of 5 stars Hardcover. £ s: 6. Find books like Dorothy Must Die: Stories (Dorothy Must Die, #) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Dorothy. "Story of Your Life" won the Nebula Award for Best Novella, as well as the Theodore Sturgeon was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best novella has been translated into Italian, Japanese, French and German.

A film adaptation of the story by Eric Heisserer, titled Arrival and directed by Denis Villeneuve, was released in. Olive Senior was born in Jamaica in She lives both there and in Canada.

Her first collection of short stories, "Summer Lightning" (), won the Commonwealth Literature Prize. She has published two subsequent collections of short stories, "The Arrival of the Snake Woman" () and "The Discerner of Hearts" ().

Arrival of the snake-woman and other stories [electronic resource] by Olive Senior. No Telephone to Heaven by Michelle Cliff.

Publication Date: Novel by Jamaican-American Cliff. Tags: caribbean, common book, cuba, danticat, edwidge_danticat, french_literature.

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