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date: 01 December 2020

McKay, Claude 

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English
Author(s):
Jenny StringerJenny Stringer, John SutherlandJohn Sutherland

(1890–1948),Jamaican/American novelist and poet, born in the Clarendon region of Jamaica. McKay was influenced by the English folklorist Walter Jekyll, who introduced him to poetry and encouraged him in the writing of local ‘dialect’ verse. His collections ... ...

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