Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Sancho writes book on CLR James
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Title: Sancho writes book on CLR James
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 9/2/1972
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: South America -- Guyana -- Georgetown
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
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Bibliographic ID: CA00199987
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Holding Location: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: CARIFESTA I 1972

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Sancho writes book

on CLR James

TO MARK Qacifesta, Mr.
T. Anon Samho, well known
writer of poetry, literary
ari'tias, history and current
affairs, has just published a
book on C. L. R. James, the
noted West Indian nationalist,
writer and philosopher, who
ha been referred to as the
Father of British West Indidan
In it Mri Sancho. has
traced the literary, political
and personal development of
C. L. R. James, who has re-
cently been given an Hon-
orary Doctorate from e
Unierdity of the West -.
dies, and whose works are
discussed by many scholars
in the hemisphere.
"C. L. R." as the book Is
entitled, contains six chap-
ters on the life of this many-
sided West Indian genius,
petaring rom his early be-
innings obsessed with
reading and cricket in Tuna-
pnma .. .and continuing with
bis arrival in England and
his entry into polltial activi-
ties with the elite of the Bri-
lsh Labour Party and his
crusade for black dignity and
African independence.

--it deals with both tragic
and successful episodes in
his life such as his incarcera-
tion on Ells Island in the
United States and his 65th
itirbtday party in England,
and shows how the e v.fa
have shaped his thinkin
and activity.
The author, Mr.
himself a man ia pot:co arl
literature, has termed C. I.
R. James one of thea tow*
ing figures of West Indian
literature and one of the
greatest West IndIans of the
20th Century. The book peM
etratfinly analyses CL..M
James in an attractive styl
and should be read at thi
Oarifesta time, or at aO

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