Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 2

In the second week of working on the Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters project, I continued using WorldCat to search for books. Unlike last week where I was experimenting with different websites to find the best one and trying to find a way to find Caribbean authors, I had a method of locating authors, as well…… Continue reading Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 2

Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 1

On November 16 I started working on the Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters project. It was my first time working on a project like this and I was pretty excited to get started. We were currently on the first stage of the project and that comprised of looking for all the different books which were written…… Continue reading Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 1

Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Report 3

During this week I continued my quest of searching for pieces of literature in the editions of Planters’ Punch during the time period of my focus; 1921-1940. I discovered that while making earlier entries I misspelt Planters’ Punch as “Planter’s Punch”. Upon this discovery, I had to edit every entry that I made to correct…… Continue reading Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Report 3

Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Report 2

In the course of this week, I embarked on a venture into the gold mine of early literature called Planters’ Punch. This is a magazine that was published by Herbert George de Lisser. Throughout my previous research, his name was almost always involved which I found really fascinating. De Lisser was born on 9 December…… Continue reading Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Report 2

Progress Report 3: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters.

This week as I continued working on the Writers, Readers, and Scenes Digital Project: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters, I proceeded by using the same method that I used the week before. However, I added a few new tweaks in order to find a wider range of books and other literature written by Caribbean authors within…… Continue reading Progress Report 3: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters.

Progress Report 3: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters

This week, I resumed my search for all literature created by Caribbean authors between 1981 and 1990 as part of my work on the “Writers, Readers, and Scenes: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters” project.  Continuing from last week, I was finally able to complete my search for literature written by V.S Naipaul, which I must say…… Continue reading Progress Report 3: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters

Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 3

This week I worked on the project “Writers, Readers, and Scenes: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters.” I continued using last week’s method by searching Zotero for Cuban and Haitian writers who were the results of a secondary Google search at the start of the week. While the results were varied and few were within my time…… Continue reading Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 3

Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 2

This week as I delved deeper into the collection of literary work by Caribbean authors within 2011 and 2022, the process slowly started to become easier. I continued using the same strategy where I would research famous Caribbean Authors then search their names on WorldCat, Google Books, Internet Archive, and the Digital Library of the…… Continue reading Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 2

Progress Report 2: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters

In this week of working on the “Writers, Readers, and Scenes: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters” project, I continued my search in locating all literature written by Caribbean authors between the period of 1981 to 1990. Unlike last week, I tackled this task with a set strategy and goal in mind. Using my key takeaways from…… Continue reading Progress Report 2: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters

Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 2

This week I continued working on the project “Writers, Readers, and Scenes: Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters”. At the start of the week, I used the same method of searching for authors I knew on Zotero and clipping books published into their respective folders using the browser extension. However, I soon ran into a dead end…… Continue reading Visualizing Caribbean Literary Encounters: Progress Report 2