Black and Asian British literature



Texts by individual authors

Texts by individual authors

Dabydeen, David. Turner: New and Selected Poems. London: Cape, 1994. (poetry)
EngSem PBI Daby C:5, in print

Equiano, Olaudah. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself. New York: Norton, 2001. (autobiography, 1789)
EngSem AR 2063/525, in print

Kay, Jackie. Trumpet. London: Picador, 1999. (novel)
EngSem PBI Kay C:2, in print

Kureishi, Hanif. The Buddha of Suburbia. London: Faber & Faber, 1990. (novel)
ULB 59 18622, in print

Kwei-Armah, Kwame. Elmina’s Kitchen. London: Methuen, 2003. (play)
EngSem PBI Kwei C:1, in print

Phillips, Caryl. Crossing the River. London: Bloomsbury, 1993. (novel)
EngSem PBI Phil C:9, in print

Rushdie, Salman. The Satanic Verses. New York: Viking, 1989. (novel)
EngSem PBI Rush C:2, in print

Selvon, Sam. The Lonely Londoners. Harlow, Essex: Longman, 2006. (novel, 1956)
EngSem PCR Selv C:1, in print

Smith, Zadie. White Teeth. London: Penguin, 2001. (novel)
EngSem PBI Smit C:1, in print

Syal, Meera. Life Isn’t All Ha Ha Hee Hee. London: Anchor, 2000. (novel)
EngSem PBI Syal C:2, in print


Berry, James, ed. News for Babylon. The Chatto Book of West Indian British Poetry. London: Chatto & Windus, 1990.
EngSem PBI 630:1, in print

Hoyles, Asher, and Martin Hoyles, eds. Moving Voices: Black Performance Poetry. London: Hansib, 2002. (incl CD)
EngSem PAA 630:1 (CD in the SAC), in print

Korte, Barbara, and Claudia Sternberg, eds. Many Voices – Many Cultures. Multicultural British Short Stories. Stuttgart: Reclam, 2005.
EngSem PBI 620:1, in print

Phillips, Caryl, ed. Extravagant Strangers: A Literature of Belonging. London: Faber & Faber, 1998.
EngSem PBI 600:3, in print


Dabydeen, David, et al, eds. Oxford Companion to Black British History. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2007.
EngSem PBI 200:5, in print

Innes, Catherine Lynette. A History of Black and Asian Writing in Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008.
ULB 3K 13303, in print

Visram, Rozina. Asians in Britain. Four Hundred  Years of History. London: Pluto Press, 2002.
EngSem PBI 200:4, in print