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WILSON HARRIS (1921 - )

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  • Anthologies:
    • Selected Essays of Wilson Harris: the Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.
    • The Radical Imagination: Lectures and Talks.  Ed. Alan Riach and Mark Williams.  Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature (Département d'Anglais, Université de Liège), 1992. 
    • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981. 
    • Tradition, the Writer and Society: Critical Essays.  London and Port of Spain: New Beacon, 1967. 
  • Selected Individual Works:
    • "The Amerindian Legacy." 
      • The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination: Selected Essays of Wilson Harris.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.  167-175.
    • "Continuity and Discontinuity." 
      • Selected Essays of Wilson Harris: the Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.  176-183.
    • "Creoleness: the Crossroads of Creolisation." 
      • Selected Essays of Wilson Harris: the Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.  237-247.
    • "The Brutalisation of Truth."  Lecture, University of Warwick, May 17, 2003.  
    • "Colonialism, E. M. Forster, and the Carib Bone Flute."  Make it New. The Rise of Modernism.  Ed. Kurt Heinzelman.  Austin, Texas: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, 2003.  18-19.
    • "Theatre of the Arts."  Theatre of the Arts: Wilson Harris and the Caribbean.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek and Bénédicte Ledent.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2002.  1-10.
    • "Intuition, Myth, Imagination, Memory."  How Novelists Work.  Ed. Maura Dooley.  Bridgend: Poetry Wales Press Ltd, 2000.  45-55.
    • "The Age of the Imagination."  Journal of Caribbean Literatures 2.1, 2 and 3 (2000): 17-25.
    • "Aubrey Williams."  Journal of Caribbean Literatures 2.1, 2 and 3 (2000): 26-30.
    • "Memoir."  All Are Involved: the Art of Martin Carter,.  Ed. Stewart Brown.  Leeds: Peepal Tree, 2000.  292-294.
    • "Lectio Doctoralis."  The Literary Criterion 35.1 and 2 (): 21-27. 
    • "The Psyche of Space (Intuition and Otherness)."  Theory and Literary Creation / Théorie et création littéraire.  Ed. Jean-Pierre Durix.  Dijon: Editions Universitaires de Dijon, 1999.  11-19.
      • Rpt. as "Psyche of Space and Intuition of Otherness."  C. L. R. James Journal: a Review of Caribbean Ideas 7.1 (1999-2000): 3-13.
    • "Creolization and the Creative Imagination."  Caribbean Creolization: Reflections on the Cultural Dynamics of Language, Literature, and Identity.  Ed. Kathleen M. Balutansky and Marie-Agnès Sourieau.  Tallahassee: UP of Florida, 1998.  21-35.
    • "On Marginality."  Kyk-Over-Al 39 (December 1998): 82-87.
    • "The Music of Living Landscapes."  Hambone 14 (1998): 169-176.
    • Merlin and Parsifal, Adversarial Twins.  London: Temenos Academy Papers 9, 1997.
    • "Review of Refusal of the Shadow: Surrealism and the Caribbean by Michael Richardson and Krzystof Fijalkowski."   Wasafiri 25 (1997): 6-98.
    • "Apprenticeship to the Furies."  Keynote Address, Humanities Festival, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, March 1996. 
      • "Closing Statement: Apprenticeship to the Furies."  Comparing Post-colonial Literatures.  Ed. Ashok Berry and Patricia Murray.  London: Macmillan, 2000.  240-251.
      • The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination: Selected Essays of Wilson Harris.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.  226-236.
      • Post-Colonial Theory and the Emergence of a Global SocietyEd. Gordon Collier, Dieter Riemenschneider and Frank Schulze-Engler.  Frankfurt am Main: ASNEL, 1998.  137-149. 
      • River City, A Journal of Contemporary Culture 16.2 (1996):  104-115.
    • "Aubrey Williams."  Third Text 34 (1996): 79-82.
    • "A Brief Memoir."  A Talent(ed) Digger: Creations, Cameos and Essays in Honour of Anna Rutherford.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek, Gordon Collier and Geoffrey Davis.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1996.  28-29.
    • "The Open Door."  Journal of Modern Literature 20.1 (1996): 7-12.
    • "Profiles of Myth and the New World."  Nationalism vs Internationalism: (Inter)National Dimensions of Literatures in English.  Ed. Wolfgang Zach and Ken L. Goodwin.  Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag, 1996.  77-86.
      • The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination: Selected Essays of Wilson Harris.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.  201-211.
    • "Imagination Dead Imagine: Bridging a Chasm."  Yale Journal of Criticism 7.1 (1994): 185-195.
    • "Quetzalcoatl and the Smoking Mirror."  Wasafiri 20 (1994): 38-43. 
      • Sisyphus and Eldorado: Magical and Other Realisms in Caribbean Literature.  Ed. Timothy J. Reiss.  Trenton: Africa World Press, 2002.  1-13.
      • The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination: Selected Essays of Wilson Harris.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.  184-196.
      • Rpt. as "Quetzalcoatl and the Smoking Mirror (Reflections on Originality and Tradition)."  The Review of Contemporary Fiction 17.1 (1997): 12-23. 
      • Review: Latin American Literature and Arts 50 (1995): 76-83. 
    • "The Absent Presence: the Caribbean, Central and South America." University of Cambridge, 1990.
      • Hambone 10 (Spring 1992): 212-23.
      • The Radical Imagination: Lectures and Talks.  Ed. Alan Riach and Mark Williams.  Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature (Département d'Anglais, Université de Liège), 1992. 
    • "Originality and Tradition."  Lecture, University of Liège: 1991.
      • The Radical Imagination: Lectures and Talks.  Ed. Alan Riach and Mark Williams.  Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature (Département d'Anglais, Université de Liège), 1992.  117-134.
    • "Creative and Re-Creative Balance Between Diverse Cultures."  Lecture, University of Cambridge, November 14, 1990.
      • The Radical Imagination: Lectures and Talks.  Ed. Alan Riach and Mark Williams.  Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature (Département d'Anglais, Université de Liège), 1992.  103-115.
    • "The Fabric of the Imagination."  Lecture, University of Cambridge, 1990.
      • From Commonwealth to Post-Colonial.  Ed. Anna Rutherford.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1992.  18-29.
      • The Radical Imagination: Lectures and Talks.  Ed. Alan Riach and Mark Williams.  Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature (Département d'Anglais, Université de Liège), 1992. 
      • Third World Quarterly 12.1 (1990): 175-186. 
    • "The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination."  Lecture, University of Cambridge, November 7, 1990.   
      • The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination: Selected Essays of Wilson Harris.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.  248-260.
      • The Radical Imagination: Lectures and Talks.  Ed. Alan Riach and Mark Williams.  Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature (Département d'Anglais, Université de Liège), 1992.  93-102.
      • The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 27.1 (1992): 13-25.
      • Temenos 13 (1992): 69-85.
    • "In the Name of Liberty."  Third Text 11 (1990): 7-15.
    • "The Life of Myth and its Possible Bearing on Erna Brodber’s Fictions Jane and Louisa Will Soon Come Home and Myal."   Kunapipi 12.3 (1990): 86-92.
    • "Comedy and Modern Allegory: a Personal View."  A Shaping of Connections, Commonwealth Literature Studies-Then and Now.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek, Kirsten Holst Petersen and Anna Rutherford.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1989.  127-140.
    • "Judgement and Dream."  Lecture, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, September 5, 1989.
      • Imagined Commonwealth.  Ed. T. J. Cribb.  Cambridge Essays on Commonwealth and International Literature in English.  London: Macmillan, 1998.  51-67.
      • The Radical Imagination: Lectures and Talks.  Ed. Alan Riach and Mark Williams.  Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature (Département d'Anglais, Université de Liège), 1992.  17-30.
    • "Literacy and the Imagination."  The Literate Imagination: Essays on the Novels of Wilson Harris.  Ed. Michael Gilkes.  London: Macmillan, 1989.  13-30.
    • "Oedipus and the Middle Passage."  Landfall 170 43.2 (1989): 198-208. 
      • Crisis and Creativity in the New Literatures in English.  Ed. Geoffrey Davis and Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1990.  9-21.
    • ‘Validation of Fiction: a Personal View of Imaginative Truth."  Tibisiri.  Ed. Maggie Butcher.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1989.  40-51. 
      • Kyk-Over-Al 38 (1988): 27-34.
    • "Raja Rao’s Inimitable Style and Art of Fiction."  World Literature Today (1988): 587-590.
    • "An Open Letter to Toussaint L'Ouverture of the San Domingo Revolution."  Great Leaders: Ancient and ModernSpecial issue of Journal of African Civilizations.  9 (1987): 409-425.
    • "Carnival Theatre: a Personal View."  Masquerading: the Art of the Notting Hill Carnival.  London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1986.  38-42.
    • "Character and Philosophic Myth."  Hambone 6 (1986): 98-107.  [A different essay from that in Britta Olinder’s A Sense of Place]
    • "Houngan and Shaman."  Hambone 6 (1986): 108-128.
    • "Adversarial Contexts and Creativity."  New Left Review 154 (Nov.-Dec. 1985): 124-128.
    • "Character and Philosophic Myth."  A Sense of Place: Essays in Post-Colonial Literatures.  Ed. Britta Olinder.  Göteborg: English Department, Gothenburg University, 1984.  124-130.
    • The Womb of Space: the Cross-Cultural Imagination.  Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1983.
      • "The Schizophrenic Sea."  Rpt. in Wilson Harris: the Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination. Ed. Andrew Bundy. London: Routledge, 1999.  99-108.
    • "Reflections on William Faulkner’s Intruder in the Dust in a Cross-Cultural Complex."  World Literature Written in English 22.1 (1983): 98-106.
    • "The Quest for Form."  Kunapipi 1 (1983): 21-27.
    • "Metaphor and Myth."  Myth and Metaphor.  Ed. Robert Sellick.  Adelaide: Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, 1982.  1-14.
    • "The Frontier on which Heart of Darkness Stands."  Research in African Literatures 12.1 (1981): 86-93. 
      • Post-Colonial Theory and English Literature.  Ed. Peter Childs.  Edinburgh: U of Edinburgh P.  227-233.
      • Joseph Conrad: Third World Perspectives.  Ed. Robert D. Hamner.  Washington DC: Three Continents Press, 1990.  161-167.
      • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. New York: Norton, 1988.  262-268. 
      • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  134-141.
    • "Carnival of Psyche: Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea."  Kunapipi 11.2 (1980): 142-150. 
      • ExplorationsExplorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  125-133.
    • "The Uses of Myth."  Lecture, University of Guyana, March 1978. 
      • Pub. as "Some Aspects of Myth and the Intuitive Imagination."  Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  97-106.
    • "Journey into the Canje."  Neo-African Literature and Culture: Essays in Memory of Janheinz Jahn.  Ed. Bernth Lindfors and Ulla Schild.  Wiesbaden: Heymann, 1976.  346-352.
    • "The Making of Tradition."  The Commonwealth Writer Overseas: Themes of Exile and Expatriation.  Ed. Alastair Niven.  Brussels: Didier, 1976.  33-39. 
      • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  88-96.
    • "Reflection and Vision."  Commonwealth Literature and the Modern World.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Brussels: Didier, 1975.  15-19. 
      • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  83-87.
    • Fossil and Psyche.  Austin: African and Afro-American Studies and Research Center, University of Texas, 1974. 
      • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  68-82.
    • "A Talk on the Subjective Imagination."  New Letters 40.1 (1973): 37-48. 
      • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  57-67.
    • "The Enigma of Values."  New Letters 40 (1973): 141-149.
    • "Kith and Kin."  Journal of Commonwealth Literature 7 (1972): 1-5.
    • "The Native Phenomenon."  Common Wealth.  Ed. Anna Rutherford.  Aarhus: Akademisk Boghandel, 1971.  144-150. 
      • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  49-56.  
    • The Age of the Rainmakers.  London: Faber, 1971.
    • History, Fable and Myth in the Caribbean and Guianas.  Georgetown: National History and Arts Council, 1970.  Rpt. Wellesley: Calaloux Publications, 1995.
      • The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination: Selected Essays.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.  152-166.
      • "The Limbo Gateway."  The Post-Colonial Studies Reader.  Ed. Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin.  London: Routledge, 1995.  378-82.
      • Rev. version in Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  20-42. 
      • Caribbean Quarterly 16.2 (1970): 1-32. 
    • "Interior of the Novel: Amerindian / European / African Relations."  National Identity.  Ed. K. L. Goodwin.  London and Melbourne: Heinemann Australia, 1970. 
      • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  10-19.
    • "The Phenomenal Legacy."  Literary Half-Yearly 11.2 (1970): 1-6. 
      • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  43-48.
    • The Sleepers of Roraima.  London: Faber, 1970.
    • "A Comment on A Passage to India."  Literary Half-Yearly 10 (1969): 35-40.
    • "The Unresolved Constitution."  Caribbean Quarterly 14.1 & 2 (1968): 43-47.
    • "Impressions after Seven Years."  New World 44, 1 (1966): 17-20.
    • "The Place of the Poet in Modern Society: a Glance at Two Guyanese Poets." The Graphic (May 1966): . 
      • Explorations: a Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966-1981.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1981.  5-9.
    • "The Writer and Society."  Lecture, English Society, University of Edinburgh, 1967.
      • Tradition, the Writer and Society.  London and Port of Spain: New Beacon, 1967.  49-64.
    • "Tradition and the West Indian Novel."  Lecture, West Indian Students' Union, 1964.  Pub. London: West Indian Students' Union, 1964.
      • The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination: Selected Essays of Wilson Harris.  Ed. A. J. M. Bundy.  London: Routledge, 1999.  140-151.
      • Critics on Caribbean Literature: Readings in Literary Criticism.  Ed. Edward Baugh.  London: Allen and Unwin, 1978.  31-37.
      • Tradition, the Writer and Society.  London and Port of Spain: New Beacon, 1967.  28-47.
    • "Form and Realism in the West Indian Artist."  Kyk-Over-Al 5.15 (1952): .
      • Tradition, the Writer and Society.  London and Port of Spain: New Beacon, 1967.  13-20.
    • "Art and Criticism."  Kyk-Over-Al 3.13 (1951): .
      • Tradition, the Writer and Society.  London and Port of Spain: New Beacon, 1967.  7-12.
  • Selected Interviews:
    • "Wilson Harris interviewed by Alan Riach."  August 9, 1990.
      • The Radical Imagination: Lectures and Talks.  Ed. Alan Riach and Mark Williams.  Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature (Département d'Anglais, Université de Liège), 1992.  33-65.
    • "Wilson Harris."  May 13, 1980.  New World Adams.  Interviews by Daryl Cumber Dance.  Leeds: Peepal Tree, 1992.  80-95. 

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  • Anthologies:

    • Gilkes, Michael, ed.  The Literate Imagination: Essays on the Novels of Wilson Harris.  London: Macmillan, 1989. 

    • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, and Bénédicte Ledent, eds.  Theatre of the Arts: Wilson Harris and the Caribbean.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2002.

    • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, ed.  Wilson Harris: the Uncompromising Imagination.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1991.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Adler, Joyce Sparer.  Exploring the Palace of the Peacock: Essays on Wilson Harris.  Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2003.

    • Drake, Sandra E.  Wilson Harris and the Modern Tradition: a New Architecture of the World.  Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1986.

    • Fazzini, Marco.  Resisting Alterities: Wilson Harris and Other Avatars of Otherness.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2004.

    • Gilkes, Michael.  Wilson Harris and the Caribbean Novel.  London: Longman Caribbean, 1975.

    • James, C. L. R.  Wilson Harris: a Philosophical Approach.  Lecture, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, 1960.  Port of Spain: University of the West Indies Extra-Mural Department, 1965.

    • Lewis, Krishna Ray.  "Wilson Harris: a Selected Bibliography of His Works."  Callaloo 18.1 (1995): 210-215.

    • Maes-Jelinek, Hena.  The Labyrinth of Universality: Wilson Harris's Visionary Art of Fiction.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006.

    • Maes-Jelinek, Hena.  Wilson Harris.  Boston: Twayne, 1982.

    • Maes-Jelinek, Hena.  The Naked Design: a Reading of 'Palace of the Peacock'.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1976.

    • McWatt, Mark.  "'Omens of Humanity': World Texts and Contexts in Wilson Harris's Critical Writings."  Theatre of the Arts: Wilson Harris and the Caribbean.  Ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek and Bénédicte Ledent.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2002.  125-137.

    • McWatt, Mark.  "Reading the Language of the Imagination: Critical Approaches to Wilson Harris' Jonestown."  17th Annual Conference on West Indian Literature, Mona, Jamaica, 1998.

    • McWatt, Mark.  "'A Little Dazzle of Sun': Aspects of Wilson Harris's Comic Vision in Black Marsden."  Wilson Harris: the Uncompromising Imagination.  Ed.  Hena Maes-Jelinek.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1991.  148-158.

    • McWatt, Mark.  "The West Indian Writer and the Self: Recent 'Fictional Autobiography' by Naipaul and Harris."  Journal of West Indian Literature 3.1 (1989): 16-27.

    • McWatt, Mark.  "The Madonna / Whore: Womb of Possibilities (the Early Novels)."  The Literate Imagination: Essays on the Novels of Wilson Harris.  Ed. Mark Gilkes.  London: Macmillan, 1989.  31-44.

    • McWatt, Mark.  "Form and Originality: the Amerindian Fables of Wilson Harris."  Journal of West Indian Literature 1.2 (1987): 35-49.

    • McWatt, Mark.  "The Two Faces of El Dorado: Contrasting Attitudes towards History and Identity in West Indian Literature."  West Indian Literature and its Social Context.  Ed. Mark McWatt.  University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, 1985.  33-47.

    • Petersen, Kirsten Holst and Anna Rutherford, eds.  Enigma of Values: an Introduction.  Mundelstrup: Dangaroo, 1975.

    • Webb, Barbara J.  Myth and History in Caribbean Fiction: Alejo Carpentier, Wilson Harris and Edouard Glissant.  Amherst, MA: U of Massachusetts P, 1992.

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