Caribbean and African Appropriations of "The Tempest"

  title={Caribbean and African Appropriations of "The Tempest"},
  author={Rob Nixon},
  journal={Critical Inquiry},
  pages={557 - 578}
  • R. Nixon
  • Published 1987
  • Political Science
  • Critical Inquiry
The era from the late fifties to the early seventies was marked in Africa and the Caribbean by a rush of newly articulated anticolonial sentiment that was associated with the burgeoning of both international black consciousness and more localized nationalist movements. Between 1957 and 1973 the vast majority of African and the larger Caribbean colonies won their independence; the same period witnessed the Cuban and Algerian revolutions, the latter phase of the Kenyan "Mau Mau" revolt, the… Expand
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