✪ Colour Me English Books ✬ Author Caryl Phillips – Writerscompany.co.uk

Color Me English Opens With An Inspired Story From His Boyhood, A Poignant Account Of A Shared Sense Of Isolation He Felt With The First Muslim Boy Who Joined His School Phillips Then Turns To His Years Living And Teaching In The United States, Including A Moving Account Of The Day The Twin Towers Fell We Follow Him Across Europe And Through Africa While He Grapples With Making Sense Of Colonial Histories And Contemporary Migrations Engaging With Legendary African, African American, And International Writers From James Baldwin And Richard Wright To Chinua Achebe And Ha Jin Who Have Aspired To See Themselves And Their Own Societies Clearly.A Truly Transnational Reflection On Race And Culture In A Post 9 11 World, Color Me English Is A Stunning Collection Of Writing That Is At Once Timeless And Urgent. Colour Me English


About the Author: Caryl Phillips

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10 thoughts on “Colour Me English

  1. says:

    I am not English I make a living teaching English I find work easily because I am a native speaker.But I am not English Oh you re English they say Well, no, not really I say I was born in Scotland.Both my parents are Scottish.So I am not English So you re Scottish they say Well, no, not really I say I left Scotland when I was three


  2. says:

    There is so much I love about this collection And Caryl Phillips s very first essay, about his experience in New York City on September 11, 2001 is a singular thing just such a perfect piece of writing But there werethan a few moments, I...


  3. says:

    I liked this immensely I read one of Phillips novels a few years ago and enjoyed And of course, as I now know, he s not in fact Trevor s brother.Of the collection, most the essays touch upon the issue of belonging and identity There s a good review of a range of writers who,often than not, have left or were exiled from their home countri


  4. says:

    In Britain, we learned just how deadly and destructive this violence can be during the IRA bombing campaign in the 1970s and 80s But we also learned that being dogmatic, and passing restrictive legislation, and not understanding our own history, only slows down the movement towards peace and our ability to both tolerate, and cherish, diver


  5. says:

    This book gave me a new insight into Phillips and how his views study of the world migrations are reflected in his fiction My fav essays were o A Life in 10 Chapters this provides a glimpse into his growing years and how this affected his relationship with his familyo Strange Fruit After writing a play he titled Strange Fruit , he makes his fi


  6. says:

    First, I took this book just because of the immigration topic, since I became a love immigrant not too long ago While living as a white person in Europe, it never occured to me how hard it might be to be different Caryl talks about so many different situations from all over the world, shows how Europe and US are two faced countries, where hu...


  7. says:

    I ve stopped reading this book of essays because it s outdated talking about how black Americans aren t invited to prosper in America when for the last eight years Obama has been President I m also over this notion that I should ...


  8. says:

    I bought this after hearing the author at last year s writers festival The essays are lively, but mainly for the US audience where Phillips now lives Good on politics of race.


  9. says:

    I thought this was a good book To this point I have only read the non fiction writing of Phillips but will now include some of his fictional work on my reading list.


  10. says:

    I enjoyed this series of essays The writing was excellent and has encouraged me to readof his writings.


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