Warner Arundell
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Warner Arundell

By Lise Winer
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
    • The Historical Corpus of "Trinidad Roots"
    • Trinidad's Literary Roots
    • The Social Context of Trinidad
    • A Biographical Note on E.L. Joseph
    • Warner Arundell and the British Literary Tradition
    • Warner Arundell and the Caribbean Literary Tradition
    • Linguistic Aspects of Warner Arundell
    • Quotation and Allusion in Warner Arundell
    • Law and Medicine in Warner Arundell
    • British Medicine in the Early Nineteenth Century (by Douglas Haynes)
    • Notes on Editorial Procedures
  • Map of the Caribbean
  • Warner Arundell, The Adventures of a Creole
  • Author's Dedication
  • Introduction: Previously to submitting the following narrative
  • Volume I
    • Chapter 1 I am descended from one of the most ancient English families
    • Chapter 2 My father's marriage took place in 1794
    • Chapter 3 The protracted and ruinous war of Grenada
    • Chapter 4 The sun was sinking
    • Chapter 5 I was christened by parson May
    • Chapter 6 My father gradually sunk into a state of lethargy
    • Chapter 7 A West Indian funeral
    • Chapter 8 I took leave of my uncle
    • Chapter 9 In the course of the afternoon I overheard a conversation
    • Chapter 10 The Hawk having been refitted
    • Chapter 11 The wind at length favoured us
    • Chapter 12 I again embarked on board the Hawk
    • Chapter 13 Antigua, although on the whole a beautiful and healthy island
    • Chapter 14 An event took place which called me from Antigua
    • Chapter 15 We landed at Port of Spain
    • Chapter 16 I lamented the death
    • Chapter 17 Captain Jones, of the schooner Baracouta
    • Chapter 18 During the times of vacation
    • Chapter 19 I had now spent seven happy years
    • Chapter 20 A South American launch
    • Chapter 21 A few days after this event
    • Chapter 22 My aunt appeared to be in a dying state
    • Chapter 23 When the mournful thoughts which always attend
    • Chapter 24 We remained eight days at St. Thomas's
  • Volume II
    • Chapter 25 The whole of the passengers of the Tickler
    • Chapter 26 Having taken up much time to relate what I thought
    • Chapter 27 In 1816 I studied hard
    • Chapter 28 It was evening before we fairly got into the British Channel
    • Chapter 29 At length we approached the tropic of Cancer
    • Chapter 30 Scarcely had we entered the harbour of St. Thomas's
    • Chapter 31 On going ashore, I found that my old friend
    • Chapter 32 About this time, i.e. in 1817, the demon of civil war
    • Chapter 33 The island of Margarita
    • Chapter 34 The next morning I took leave
    • Chapter 35 I was now fairly embarked in the cause
    • Chapter 36 Fortune now set in full tide
    • Chapter 37 All night our guide rode before us
  • Volume III
    • Chapter 38 I lodged in a pretty good tavern in St. George's
    • Chapter 39 Walking along the city one day
    • Chapter 40 It was afternoon when I went in a canoe
    • Chapter 41 There was one advantage in my present situation
    • Chapter 42 A few days after sending this letter
    • Chapter 43 Trinidad, although beyond comparison the most fertile
    • Chapter 44 I rode to Port of Spain on a borrowed animal
    • Chapter 45 Being more alarmed about my money
    • Chapter 46 On my arrival at my house
    • Chapter 47 There was no moon visible
    • Chapter 48 As day opened I arose
    • Chapter 49 The commandant hurried me
    • Chapter 50 Fortune now set in full tide in my favour
    • Chapter 51 I must now give an account of my legal campaign
    • Chapter 52 These transactions necessarily took up some months
    • Chapter 53 I landed early in the morning
  • Annotations to the Text
  • Appendix: "The Maroon Party; A West-Indian Sketch" (1835)
  • References
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