#2765 Overall Influence

Earl Lovelace

Trinidad and Tobago writer

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Earl Wilbert Lovelace is a Trinidadian novelist, journalist, playwright, and short story writer. He is particularly recognized for his descriptive, dramatic fiction on Trinidadian culture: "Using Trinidadian dialect patterns and standard English, he probes the paradoxes often inherent in social change as well as the clash between rural and urban cultures." As Bernardine Evaristo notes, "Lovelace is unusual among celebrated Caribbean writers in that he has always lived in Trinidad. Most writers leave to find support for their literary endeavours elsewhere and this, arguably, shapes the literature, especially after long periods of exile. But Lovelace's fiction is deeply embedded in Trinidadian society and is written from the perspective of one whose ties to his homeland have never been broken."

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Howard University
Howard University

University in Washington D.C.

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University of Iowa
University of Iowa

Public research university in Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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University of the West Indies
University of the West Indies

International university in the Caribbean

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#590 World Rank
Literature
#4703 World Rank
Communications