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Caribbean Literature brings together 100,000 pages of poetry and fiction by hundreds of authors. All texts are presented in their original languages. Starting with the literature produced in Spanish and French colonies in the 1800s, the collection offers an extensive selection of 19th- and 20th-century works from every Caribbean country. Among the authors featured are Wilson Harris, Kwane Dawes, Lorna Goodison, Cyryl Dabydeen, Earl Lovelace, Samuel Selvon, Derek Walcott, Corly Verlooghen, Diana Lebacs, Hubert Booi, Maryse Cond, Andr Paradis, Phillipe Thoby-Marcelin, Jos Mart, Julian de Casal, Jos de Diego, and Salom Urea de Henrquez. Along with the novels, short stories, and poems of these artists are a number of reference works, including dictionaries of various Creole languages.