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Myal

a novel

by Brodber, Erna.

  • 7 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by New Beacon Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Erna Brodber.
SeriesNew Beacon Books
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. ;
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21252492M
ISBN 100901241857, 0901241865

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Erna Brodber (born 20 April ) is a Jamaican writer, sociologist and social activist. Born in Woodside, Saint Mary Parish, Jamaica, she gained a B.A. from the University College of the West Indies, followed by an and Ph.D/5. Myal centres on Ella O'Grady (Langley later in the story), a mixed girl (Jamaican mother and Irish father) living in Grove Town Jamaica.

The story focuses on Ella’s upbringing, how she is ridiculed in her town for her mixed parentage but suddenly looked up to after she recites some of Kipling’s works during a recitation at school.

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Spend less. This work was first published in in Trinidad and achieved instant obscurity, However, it seems that a bell was rung somewhere as 9 years later, on 8th April Aiwass instructed Crowley that, as well as the mantras and spells and the work of the wand and the sword, he should learn and teach “the obeah and the wanga”  (Liber Al vel Legis / The Book of the Law.

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These spirits are invoked in Myal rituals. It holds that a human has two souls: the duppy, which departs the Earth after death, and the second spirit, which acts as the person's shadow and needs protection from fication: Afro-Jamaican.Summary In the paper “Myal by Erna Brodber” the author analyzes the novel which portrays unique Caribbean religions and their influence on ordinary people.

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