Radical Jamaican-American novelist and poet Claude McKay (1889-1948) left the Caribbean in 1912 to study
in the US, where he developed as a radical with communist sympathies. His were the first poems to be published in
Jamaican patois and he later became a key figure in the Harlem literary...
The continuing impact of Northern Ireland’s torturous recent history on Britain is the focus of an academic work which is at its best when it gives voice to grassroots activists, says BERNADETTE HYLAND