Austin Clark
Barbados
1934-
 
 

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Biography

Austin Clark was born Barbados in 1934 and then went to Canada, in 1955.  While in Canada he attended a university.  Clark has worked as a broadcaster, a professor, and a civil rights leader.  His works exhibit the poverty of peasants in Barbados and his immigrant experiences to Canada.  He still lives in Toronto.

Works

  •  The Survivors of the Crossing (1964)
  • Amongst Thistles and Thorns (1965)
  • The Melting Point (1967)
  • When He was Free and Young and He Used to Wear Silks (1971)
  • Storm Of Fortune (1973)
  • The Bigger Light (1975)
  • The Prime Minister (1977)
  • Growing UP Stupid Under the Union Jack (1980)
  • When Women Rule (1985)
  • Nine Men Who Laughed (1986)
  • Proud Empires (1986)
  • In This City (1992)
  • There Are No Elders (1993)
  • A Passage Back Home:  A Personnel Reminiscence of Sam Selvon (1994)
  • The Origin of Waves (1997)


Links

Biography of Austin Clark

http://www.eng.fju.edu.tw/worldlit/caribbean/clark.htm#Bio

 

 


Send questions or comments about the Web site to Dr. Seodial Deena
East Carolina University, Department of English, Multicultural Literature Program.