E.A. Markham





E.A. Markham


Born
in Montserrat, West Indies (Lesser Antilles)
October 01, 1939

Died
March 23, 2008

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Edward Archie Markham FRSL was a poet and writer, born in Harris, Montserrat, and mainly resident in the United Kingdom from 1956. Known for poetry in both "nation-language" (patois) and standard English, for short stories and a comic novel, he sometimes used the pseudonym Paul St. Vincent and other personae, and defies simple classification as an author. He edited two significant collections of Caribbean writing, and several literary magazines. His first work was in drama.

His family was large and relatively prosperous. He attended grammar school in Montserrat, and read English and philosophy at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He started academic research into seventeenth century comedy at the University of East Anglia, and then in Londo
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Average rating: 3.77 · 136 ratings · 19 reviews · 27 distinct works
The Penguin Book of Caribbe...

3.79 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1997
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Hinterland: Caribbean Poetr...

4.07 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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Meet Me in Mozambique

3.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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At Home with Miss Vanesa

3.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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The Three Suitors of Fred B...

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Looking Out Looking In

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Papua New Guinea Sojourn: M...

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Marking Time

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Hugo Versus Montserrat

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1989
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Against the Grain: A 1950's...

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