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Books
  • Adler Joyce Sparer, Exploring the Palace of the Peacock. Essays on Wilson Harris, ed. Irving Adler with a Foreword by Janet Jagan (Mona, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, 2003). The essays deal with various aspects of Harris's work and offer an interesting comparison with Herman Melville.
  • Bundy, Andrew, ed., Wilson Harris, The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination (London & New York: Routledge, 1999).
  • Drake, Sandra E., Wilson Harris and the Modern Tradition: A New Architecture of the World (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1986).
  • Delfino, Gianluca, Time, History, and Philosophy in the Works of Wilson Harris, second (revised and expanded) edition, Studies in English Literatures 18 (Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag, 2016).
  • Durrant, Sam, Postcolonial Narrative and the Work of Mourning: JM Coetzee, Wilson Harris and Toni Morrison (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003).
  • Fazzini, Marco, Resisting Alterities: Wilson Harris and Other Avatars of Otherness, Cross/Cultures 71 (Amsterdam & New York, Rodopi, 2004).
  • Gilkes, Michael, Wilson Harris and the Caribbean Novel (London, Trinidad & Jamaica: Longman Caribbean, 1975).
  • Gilkes, Michael, ed., The Literate Imagination: Essays on the Novels of Wilson Harris (London & Caribbean: Macmillan, 1989).
  • Hunte, Nicola, Omeros and Beloved through Wilson Harris's Cross-Cultural Imagination (Saarbrücken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010).
  • James, C.L.R., Wilson Harris: A Philosophical Approach (St Augustine & Port of Spain: Extra-Mural Department, University of the West Indies, General Public Lecture Series: West Indian Literature 1, 1965).
  • Lacovia, R.M., Landscapes, Maps and Parangles (Toronto: Black Images, 1975).
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, The Naked Design: A Reading of Palace of the Peacock (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1976).
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, Wilson Harris (Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1982).
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, ed., Wilson Harris: The Uncompromising Imagination (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1991). Includes poems by Margaret Harris, Kathleen Raine, David Dabydeen, Michael Thorpe and Fred D'Aguiar in honour of Wilson Harris.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, The Labyrinth of Universality. Wilson Harris's Visionary Art of Fiction (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2006), 564 pp.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena & Ledent, Bénédicte, eds., Theatre of the Arts. Wilson Harris and the Caribbean (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2002), 254 pp. Contains essays by all major critics of Harris's work as well as contributions from Fred D'Aguiar, Cyril Dabydeen, Caryl Phillips and Lawrence Scott.
  • Mitchell, Michael, Hidden Mutualities: Faustian Themes from Gnostic Origins to the Postcolonial (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2006).
  • Petersen, Kirsten Holst and Anna Rutherford, eds., Enigma of Values: An Introduction (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1975).
  • Urs, S.N. Vikram Raj, Wilson Harris: A Vision of Oneness (Horizon Books, 2015).
  • Webb, Barbara J., Myth and History in Caribbean Fiction: Alejo Carpentier, Wilson Harris, and Edouard Glissant (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1992).

 

Special Issues & Sections

  • Special issue on Wilson Harris, Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), guest edited by Nathaniel Mackey. [ table of contents ]
  • Special issue on Wilson Harris and Alan Burns, Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997). [ table of contents ]
  • CLR James Journal, 7.1 (Winter 1999-2000).
  • Special issue on Wilson Harris, Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), guest edited by Hena Maes-Jelinek, 289 pp.
  • Special section, Wilson Harris's Caribbean Vision: Its Significance and his Legacy, Caribbean Writer, 17 (2003), pp. 172-222.
  • Special Issue on '"-Scapes" of Globality in the Work of Wilson Harris', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 49.2 (2013), guest edited by Lorna Burns & Wendy Knepper. [ table of contents ]

 

Articles & Essays

  • Abaray, Michael J., 'Wilson Harris: a Bibliography', Bulletin of Bibliography and Magazine Notes (Westwood, MA), 38, pp. 189-193.
  • Adam, Ian, 'Marginality and the Tradition: Earle Birney and Wilson Harris', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 24.1 (1989), pp. 88-102.
  • Adams, Rolstan, 'Wilson Harris: The Pre-Novel Poet', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 13.3 (April 1979), pp. 71-85.
  • Adler, Joyce, 'Attitudes Towards "Race" in Guyanese Literature', Caribbean Studies, 8.2 (July 1968), pp. 23-63.
  • Adler, Joyce, 'Tumatumari and the Imagination of Wilson Harris', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 7 (July 1969), pp. 20-31.
  • Adler, Joyce, 'Wilson Harris and Twentieth-Century Man', New Letters, 40 (October 1973), pp. 49-61.
  • Adler, Joyce, 'Melville and Harris: Poetic Imaginations Related in their Response to the Modern World', in Hena Maes-Jelinek, ed., Commonwealth Literature and the Modern World (Brussels: Didier, 1975), pp. 33-41.
  • Adler, Joyce, 'Wilson Harris's Tumatumari and the Family of Man', in Edward Baugh, ed., Critics on Caribbean literature (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1978), pp. 113-121.
  • Adler, Joyce, 'The Evolution of Female Figures and Imagery in Wilson Harris's Novels', Hambone, 6 (Fall 1986), pp. 169-178.
  • Adler, Joyce, 'Wilson Harris's Carnival', AFRAM Newsletter, 23 June 1986, pp. 18-27.
  • Adler, Joyce, 'Harris's Cross-Cultural Dialogue with Melville', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 83-91.
  • Adler, Joyce, ed. With an Introduction, Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997). Issue on Wilson Harris and Alan Burns.
  • Akoma, Chiji, 'Ananse Undone: Folkloric Cross-Currents in Jonestown', Caribbean Writer, 17 (2003), pp. 178-188.
  • Akoma, Chiji, 'Wilson Harris: Dream Worlds and the Oral Imagination', in his Folklore in New World Black Fiction: Writing and the Oral Traditional Aesthetics (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2007), pp. 42-76.
  • Alcalay, Amiel, Memories of Our Future. Selected Essays 1982-1999 (San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1999), pp. 150-152.
  • Allen-Paisant, Jason, 'Reading Wilson Harris with Gilles Deleuze: Carnival, or the Novel as Theatrical Space', Journal of Commonwealth Literature (forthcoming).
  • Armstrong, Andrew, '"Bloody History !" Exploring a Capacity for Revision. Restaging History in Wilson Harris's Jonestown and Caryl Phillips' The Nature of Blood', Jouvert, 6.3 (Spring 2002), 11 pp. [ available online ]
  • Armstrong, Andrew, "On Marginality", Caricom Perspective, Souvenir Issue (June 1995), p. 61.
  • Arnold, Josephine V., 'Guyanese Identities', in James A. Arnold, ed., A History of Literature in the Caribbean (Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2001), pp. 97-110.
  • Ashcroft, Bill, Griffiths, Gareth & Tiffin, Helen, The Empire Writes Back, (1989; London: Routledge, 2002), passim.
  • Ashcroft, Bill, Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies (London: Routledge, 1998). Explains several of Harris's concepts.
  • Ashok, Bery & Murray Patricia, eds., Comparing Postcolonial Literatures: Dislocations (Houndmills: Macmillan, 2000), passim in most essays and conclusion.
  • Bachinger, Katrina E., 'Shedding the Skins of Kanaima in the Commonwealth Short Story', in Peter O.Stummer, ed., The Story Must be Told. Short Narrative Prose in the New English Literatures (Würzburg: Verlag Königshausen & Neumann, 1986), pp. 14-22.
  • Bakay, Gönül, 'Colonial Space in Wilson Harris's Black Marsden and Jonestown', East-West Cultural Passage, 15.2 (December 2015), pp. 36–49.
  • Barrows, Adam, 'The Static Clock and the Old Manchild: Temporality in Twentieth-Century African Literature', Literature Compass, 5.3 (2008), pp. 633-644. (Heavily relies on Harris' concept of 'limbo').
  • Baugh, Edward, 'A History of Poetry', in James A. Arnold, ed., A History of Literature in the Caribbean (Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2001), pp. 227-282.
  • Benitez-Rojo, Antonio, 'Carpentier and Harris: Explorers of El Dorado', in The Repeating Island: The Caribbean and the Post-Modern Perspective, trans. James E. Maraniss (London & Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1992), pp. 176-196.
  • Bennett Robert, 'Tradition and the Marginalized Talent : Reading Wilson Harris's Carnival as a Postcolonial Revision of Dante's Commedia', Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, 6.1 (Spring 1999), pp. 4-29.
  • Benjamin, Andrew, 'The Crumbling Narrative', in The Literate Imagination, pp. 82-99.
  • Bennett, Robert, 'Tradition and the Marginalized Talent: Reading Wilson Harris's Carnival as a Postcolonial Revision of Dante's Commedia', Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, 6.1 (Spring 1999), pp. 4-29.
  • Bennett, Robert,'Surveying Wilson Harris's Cosmopolitan Imagi-Nation: The Guyana Quartet's Postnational, Postcolonial Revision of T.S.Eliot's Four Quartets', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 54-65.
  • Bhabha, Homi K., 'The Commitment to Theory', in The Location of Culture (London: Routledge, 1994). Discusses Tradition the Writer and Society. See also 'How Newness Enters the World' in the same volume.
  • Birat, Kathie, '"Re visionary Strategies": History and Fiction in the Novels of Caryl Phillips and Wilson Harris', in Jean-Pierre Durix, ed., Theory and Literary Creation / Théorie et création littéraire. Collection Kaléidoscopes (Dijon: Editions Universitaires de Dijon, 1999), pp. 21-31.
  • Birbalsingh, Frank, ed., Frontiers of Caribbean Literature in English (London: Macmillan, 1996), passim.
  • Bongie, Chris, Islands and Exiles: The Creole Identities of Post/Colonial Literature (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998). Contains a number of references to, and comments on, Harris's thought.
  • Booker, M. Keith & Juraga Dubravka, 'Wilson Harris, Palace of the Peacock', in The Caribbean Novel in English. An Introduction (Portsmouth, Kingston & Oxford: Heinemann, Ian Randle & James Currey, 2001), pp. 153-159.
  • Boote, Tayla, '"Something Must Come of This": Confronting the Faces and Spaces of Jonestown in Literature', The Jonestown Report, 20 (October 2018). [ available online ]
  • Bouhajra, Insaf, 'An Analysis of number three in Wilson Harris's Jonestown', University of Antwerp: Unpublished essay, 13pp.
  • Boxill, Anthony, 'Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock: A New Dimension in West Indian Fiction', College Language Association Journal, 14 (June 1971), pp. 380-386.
  • Boyce Davies, Carole, 'Los Mares Esquizofrénicos y La Transnación Caribeña', Chasqui, 138 (August 2018), pp. 17–31.
  • Brahms, Flemming, 'A Reading of Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock', Commonwealth Newsletter, 3 (January 1973), pp. 30-44.
  • Brannigan, John, '"The Regions Caesar Never Knew": Cultural Nationalism and the Caribbean Literary Renaissance in England', Jouvert, 5.1 (Autumn 2000), 29 pp., esp. pp. 13-16. [ available online ]
  • Brathwaite, Edward Kamau, 'The Controversial Tree of Time', Bim, 30, pp. 104-114.
  • Brathwaite, Edward Kamau, 'Jazz and the West Indian Novel', Bim, 44, pp. 275-284; Bim, 45, pp. 39-51; Bim, 46, pp. 115-126.
  • Brathwaite, Edward Kamau, 'Kyk-Over-Al and the Radicals', New World (Guyana Independence Issue, 1966), pp. 55-57.
  • Brathwaite, Edward Kamau, 'West Indian Prose Fiction in the Sixties: A Survey', Caribbean Quarterly, 16.4 (December 1970), pp. 5-17.
  • Brathwaite, Edward Kamau, Contradictory Omens. Cultural Diversity and Integration in the Caribbean (Kingston, Jamaica: Savacou, 1974). Passim.
  • Brathwaite, Edward Kamau, 'Houses in the West Indian Novel', Literary Half-Yearly, 17.1 (January 1976), pp. 111-121.
  • Breiner, Laurence E., An Introduction to West Indian Poetry (Cambridge University Press, 1998), pp. 77-81.
  • Breiner, Laurence A., 'Too Much History, or Not Enough', Small Axe, 16.2 (July 2012), pp. 86–98.
  • Brown, J. Dillon, 'Coda: Kamau Brathwaite, Wilson Harris, and V.S. Naipaul's Caribbean Voice', in his Migrant Modernism: Postwar London and the West Indian Novel (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013), pp. 169-184.
  • Brown, Lloyd W., West Indian Poetry (Boston: Twayne, 1978), pp. 67 & 93-96.
  • Brulin, Tone, 'De radicale verbeelding van Wilson Harris', Gierik & Nieuw Vlaams Tijdschrift, 73 (Winter 2001), pp. 78-81.
  • Brulin Tone, 'Theatre of the Flying Fish', in Bénédicte Ledent, ed., Bridges Across Chasms. Towards a Transcultural Future in Caribbean Literature (Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature, 2004), pp. 19-25.
  • Brydon, Diana, 'Experimental Writing and Reading across Borders in Decolonizing Contexts', Ariel, 47.1&2 (January 2016), pp. 27–58.
  • Buhle, Paul, 'Wilson Harris: Literary Ecologist of the Americas', CNS: Capitalism Nature Socialism, 7.3 (September 1996), pp. 125-128.
  • Buhle, Paul, 'Wilson Harris's CLR James, CLR James's Wilson Harris', CLR James Journal, 7.1 (Winter 1999-2000), pp. 94-103.
  • Bundy, Andrew, Introduction to, and Comments on, Wilson Harris's Selected Essays, edited by Andrew Bundy (London: Routledge, 1999).
  • Bundy, Andrew, 'Time's Dreaming Aperture in Wilson Harris's Architecture of Tides', in Jean Pierre Durix, ed., Theory and Literary Creation / Théorie et création littéraire, Collection Kaléidoscopes (Dijon: Editions Universitaires de Dijon, 1999).
  • Bundy, Andrew, 'El Dorado and the Grail Legend: A Memorandum on Twinship in "Body of Civilisation"', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 31-34.
  • Burnett, Paula, '"Where else to row, but backward?" Addressing Caribbean Futures through Re-visions of the Past', Ariel, 30.1 (January 1999), pp. 11-37. [ available online ]
  • Burnett, Paula, 'Memory Theatre and the Maya: Othering Eschatology in Wilson Harris's Jonestown', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 215-232.
  • Burnett Paula, 'Opening New Doors: A Glimpse of Wilson Harris and Derek Walcott', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 61-82.
  • Burns, Lorna, 'Creolization and the Collective Unconscious: Locating the Originality of Art in Wilson Harris's Jonestown, The Mask of the Beggar and The Ghost of Memory', Postcolonial Text, 4.2 (2008), 18 pp. [ available online ]
  • Burns, Lorna, 'Uncovering the Marvellous: Surrealism and the Writings of Wilson Harris', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 47.1 (2011), pp. 52-64.
  • Burns, Lorna, 'Philosophy of the Imagination: Time, Immanence and the Events That Wound Us in Wilson Harris's Jonestown', Journal of Postcolonial Writing 49.2 (2013), pp. 174-186.
  • Burns, Lorna & Wendy Knepper, 'Introduction' to the special issue on '"-Scapes" of Globality in the Work of Wilson Harris', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 49.2 (2013), pp. 127-132.
  • Burns, Lorna, 'Writing Back to the Colonial Event: Derek Walcott and Wilson Harris', in her Contemporary Caribbean Writing and Deleuze (London & New York: Bloomsbury/Continuum, 2012), pp. 68-108.
  • Byrd, Jodi A., 'The Masks of Conquest: Wilson Harris's Jonestown and the Thresholds of Grievability', in her The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011), pp. 77-116.
  • Camboni, Marina, 'Wilson Harris e il mondo oltre to specchio', in Stereotipi Culturali A Confronto Nella Letteratura Caraibica, ed. Patricia Oppici (Cooperativa Libraria Universitaria Editrice Bologna, 2003), pp. 41-71.
  • Camboni, Marina, 'Resisting Fearful Symmetry: Wilson Harris's Bridges of Language', in Resisting Alterities, ed. Marco Fazzini (Amsterdam & New York, 2004), pp. 9-21.
  • Cambraia Neiva, Gabriel, 'The Journey to the Source of Imagination: A Reading of 'The Laughter of the Wapishanas' by Wilson Harris', in Re-Imagining the Guyanas / Les Guyanes Réimaginées, ed. by Lawrence Aje, Thomas Lacroix, & Judith Misrahi-Barak (Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2019), pp. 261–274.
  • Campbell, Kofi, 'A Clash of Medieval Cultures: Amerindians and Conquistadors in the Thought of Wilson Harris', in Kathleen Davis & Nadia Altschul, eds., Medievalisms in the Postcolonial World: The Idea of the 'Middle Ages' Outside Europe (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009), pp. 325-347.
  • Campbell, Kofi, 'Old Traditions in a New World: The Extended Dream Narrative of Wilson Harris', in his Literature and Culture in the Black Atlantic: From Pre- to Postcolonial (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006; 2nd edition, 2016), pp. 93-122.
  • Carr, Robert, 'The New Man in the Jungle: Chaos, Community and the Margins of the Nation-State', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 133-156.
  • Carr, W.I., 'Reflections on the Novel in the British Caribbean', Queen's Quarterly, 70.4 (Winter 1964), pp. 585-597.
  • Carr, W.I., 'The West Indian Novelist: Prelude and Context', Caribbean Quarterly, 11.1&2 (March-June 1965), pp. 71-84.
  • Cartwright, Keith, 'Confederacies of Undead Imagination: Going South through Wastelands to Jonestown', in Eric Gary Anderson et al., eds., Undead Souths: The Gothic and Beyond in Southern Literature and Culture (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015), pp. 10–22.
  • Cattaneo, Arturo, 'Harris the Myth-Maker', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 96-108.
  • Chamberlain, Daniel F., 'Perspective and Ethics in Narrative Fiction' (partly on The Secret Ladder), in Earl Milner & Toru Haga, eds., The Force of Vision: Powers of Narration. Conference Proceedings of the International Comparative Literature Association, 1991, pp. 318-325.
  • Chambers, Iain, Migrancy, Culture, Identity, London: Routledge, 1994, pp. 27, 69, 71, 139-140.
  • Childs, Peter & Williams, Patrick, An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theory. (London & New York: Prentice Hall, 1997). Passim.
  • Cobham, Rhonda, 'The Texts of Wilson Harris's Eternity to Season', World Literature Written in English, 22.1 (Spring 1983), pp. 27-38.
  • Collier, Gordon, 'His True Alien Spiritual Love: Walcott Wrestles with Harris (A Maes-querade)', in Marc Delrez & Bénédicte Ledent, eds., The Contact and the Culmination. Essays in Honour of Hena Maes-Jelinek (Liège: L3 Liège Language Literature, 1997), pp. 229-240.
  • Collier, Gordon, 'Writers and Cultural Engagement in the Anglophone and Francophone Caribbean', in Raimund Borgmeier, Herbert Grabes & Andreas H. Jucker, Anglistentag 1997 Giessen. Proceedings (Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 1998), pp. 199-212.
  • Collier, Gordon, 'Revisiting Eternity to Season', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 53-60.
  • Concilio, Carmen, 'From Dream to Vision: Wilson Harris's Framing Eye in Palace of the Peacock', in Claudio Gorlier & Isabella Zoppi, eds., Cross-Cultural Voices. Investigations into the Post-Colonial (Roma: Bulzoni, 1997), pp. 311-342.
  • Concilio, Carmen, 'Cryptic Chaosmos in Wilson Harris's Jonestown', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 242-252.
  • Concilio, Carmen, 'Wilson Harris, Cross-Culturalism contra Hybridity', in Migrating the Texts: Hybridity as a Postcolonial Construct, ed. Alessandro Monti & John Douthwaite (Torino: L'Harmattan Italia, 2003), pp. 137-156.
  • Condé, Maryse, 'Créolité Without the Creole Language?', trans. by Kathleen M. Balutanski, in Kathleen M. Balutanski & Marie-Agnès Sourieau, eds., Caribbean Creolization (University Press of Florida & the Press University of the West Indies, 1998), pp. 101-109.
  • Cordobés, Fernando, 'Redención y supervivencia: La obra simbólica de Wilson Harris', Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 708 (June 2009), pp. 71-78.
  • Cornelis, Karen, 'When Graves are Broken up Again. Relics of John Donne's Poetry in the Carnival Trilogy: Wilson Harris Reopens the Grave of History', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 179-186.
  • Creighton, Al, 'The Human Comedy: Carnival and The Infinite Rehearsal', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 192-199.
  • Creighton, Al, 'The Metaphor of the Theater in The Four Banks of the River of Space', in Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 71-82.
  • Crew, Gary, 'Wilson Harris's Da Silva Quartet', New Literature Review, 7 (1979), pp. 43-52.
  • Crew, Gary, 'The Eternal Present in Wilson Harris's The Sleepers of Roraima and The Age of the Rainmakers', World Literature Written in English, 19.2 (Autumn 1980), pp. 218-227.
  • Cribb, T.J., 'T.W. Harris - Sworn Surveyor', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 28. 1 (1993), pp. 33-46.
  • Cribb, T.J., 'Toward the Reading of Wilson Harris', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 59-62.
  • Cribb, Tim, 'Writing Up the Log: The Legacy of Hakluyt', in Steve Clark, ed., Travel Writing and Empire: Postcolonial Theory in Transit (London & New York: Zed Books, 1999), pp. 100-112.
  • Cribb, Tim, 'Storm and Tempest: Post-Colonialism, Modernism and Late Style in Wilson Harris', in Biodun Jeyifo, ed., Africa in the World and the World in Africa: Essays in Honor of Abiola Irele (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2011), pp. 155-172.
  • Cribb, Tim, 'Kaieteur: Place of the Pharmakos and Deconstruction', Journal of Postcolonial Writing 49.2 (2013), pp. 198-208.
  • Cribb, T. J., 'Place and Time: The Two Anchors', in Gordon Collier et al., eds., The Cross-Cultural Legacy: Critical and Creative Writings in Memory of Hena Maes-Jelinek, Cross/Cultures 193 (Leiden & Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2016), pp. 49–65.
  • Cribb, T. J., 'Re-Writing Man in the Guyanas', in Re-Imagining the Guyanas / Les Guyanes Réimaginées, ed. by Lawrence Aje, Thomas Lacroix, & Judith Misrahi-Barak (Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2019), pp. 229–248.
  • Cudjoe, Selwyn R., 'Wilson Harris and the Architecture of Consciousness', Introduction to Wilson Harris, History, Fable & Myth in the Caribbean and Guianas (Wellesley, MA: Calaloux Publications, 1995), pp. 1-8.
  • Dabydeen, Cyril, 'On Knowing Wilson Harris', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 21-24.
  • Dabydeen, Cyril, 'Amerindians', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 25-35.
  • Dabydeen, Cyril, 'Mysticism in Wilson Harris's World', Caribbean Writer, 17 (2003), pp. 175-177.
  • Dabydeen, Cyril, 'Wilson Harris: Land Surveyor', in Mélanie Joseph-Vilain & Judith Misrahi-Barak, eds., Another Life / Une Autre Vie (Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2012).
  • D'Aguiar, Fred, 'Twenty Five Years On the Parallel Bars. An Appraisal of the Work of Wilson Harris', Artrage, 9/10 (1983), pp. 2-3.
  • D'Aguiar, Fred, 'Wilson Harris', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 275-277.
  • D'Aguiar, Fred, 'Profile of Wilson Harris', Kyk-Over-Al, 45 (December 1994), p. 71.
  • D'Aguiar, Fred, 'Love for the Vanished: Wilson Harris on Love', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 11-19.
  • D'Aguiar, Fred, 'Guyana Dreaming', Not an essay but a poem written for W.H., Caribbean Writer, 17 (2003), p. 173.
  • D'Aguiar, Fred, 'How Wilson Harris's Intuitive Approach to Writing Fiction Applies to Writing Novels About Slavery', in Judith Misrahi-Barak, ed., Revisiting Slave Narratives. Les avatars contemporains des récits d'esclaves (Université de Montpellier III, "Les carnets du Cerpac" n°2, 2005), pp. 21-35.
  • D'Aguiar, Fred, 'Prosimetrum', Caribbean Review of Books, 19 (February 2009), pp. 30-32. [ available online ]
  • D'Aguiar, Fred, 'Wilson Harris: The Writer As Surveyor', in Mélanie Joseph-Vilain & Judith Misrahi-Barak, eds., Another Life / Une Autre Vie (Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2012). Also published in French as 'Wilson Harris, l'écrivain hydrographe', in Claire Omhovère, ed., L'art du paysage (Paris: Michel Houdiard, 2014).
  • Dance, Daryl, ed., Fifty Caribbean Writers (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1986). pp. 187-197.
  • Darroch, Fiona, 'Religion and Remembrance: Wilson Harris's Jonestown as an Act of Anamnesis', in her Memory and Myth: Postcolonial Religion in Contemporary Guyanese Fiction and Poetry, Cross/Cultures 103 (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2009), pp. 51-93.
  • Dash, Michael, 'In Search of the Lost Body: Redefining the Subject in Caribbean Literature', .2 , 11.1 (1989), pp. 17-26.
  • Dash, Michael, 'The World and the Word: French Caribbean Writing in the Twentieth Century', Callaloo, 11.1 (1988), pp. 112-129.
  • Dash, Michael, 'Psychology, Creolization, and Hybridization', in Bruce King, ed., New National and Post-Colonial Literatures. An Introduction (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996), pp. 45-58.
  • Dash, Michael, The Other America: Caribbean Literature in a New World Context. New World Studies (Charlottesville & London: University Press of Virginia, 1998), pp. 72, 82, 128-129, 163, 173.
  • Dathorne, O.R., 'Africa in the Literature of the West Indies', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 1 (March 1966), pp. 95-116.
  • De Bernardo, Marco, 'The Infinite Rehearsal di Wilson Harris', in Agostino Lombardo, ed, Il romanzo dell'attore (Rome: Bulzoni, 2005), pp. 271-286.
  • de Caires Narain, Denise, 'Wilson Harris: Dreaming to change the world; writing to change our dreams' (part 1), Starbroek News, Guyana, Sunday 1 April 2001, 4pp.
  • de Caires Narain, Denise, 'Wilson Harris: Negotiating the precipices of history' (part 2), Starbroek News, Guyana, Sunday 6 May 2001, 4pp.
  • Deckard, Sharae, '"Divine Comedy" in Mexico: Wilson Harris and Under the Volcano', in her Paradise, Discourse, Imperialism, and Globalization: Exploiting Eden (London: Routledge, 2010), pp. 51-75.
  • Degras, Priska, 'Spécificité de l'oralité caraïbe: Quels choix de traduction?', Palimpsestes, 12 (2000), pp. 39-47.
  • Delbaere, Jeanne, 'Le domaine anglais', in Jean Weisgerber, ed., Le réalisme magique, Roman. Peinture et Cinéma (Lausanne: L'Age d'Homme, Cahiers des Avant-Gardes, 1987), pp. 168-177.
  • Delfino, Gianluca, 'Rushdie's Technicolor and Harris's Mist: Two Strategies for Restoring the Past', English Studies 2006 (Università degli Studi di Torino: Trauben, 2007), pp. 79-102.
  • del Valle Idárraga, Mónica María, 'Re-Visionarios Contra Archiveros: Poéticas Adánicas En El Caribe', Cuadernos de Literatura, 15.30 (July 2011), pp. 163–182.
  • Deloughrey, Elizabeth, 'Quantum Landscapes: A "Ventriloquist of Spirit"', Interventions, 9.1 (2007), pp. 62-82.
  • Derrick, A., 'An Introduction to Caribbean Literature', Caribbean Quarterly, 15.2&3 (June-September 1969), pp. 51-61.
  • Dieke, Ikenna, 'From Thanatos to Eros: Psychedelic Experience and the Search for the Unus Mundus' (on Palace of the Peacock), in The Primordial Image: African, Afro-American and Caribbean Mythopoetic Text (New York: Peter Lang, 1993), pp. 325-361.
  • Dieke, Ikenna, 'Anagogic Symbolism in Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock', College Language Association Journal, 42.3 (March 1999), pp. 290-308.
  • Dieke, Ikenna, 'Wilson Harris and Derek Walcott: Transfiguring the Antillean (West Indian) Woman", Griot, 26.1 (Spring 2007), pp. 13-19. Also published as 'A Woman Transfigured: Reading Derek Walcott and Wilson Harris', in his Allegory and Meaning: Reading African, African American, and Caribbean Literature (Landham: University Press of America, 2010).
  • Dimitriadis Greg & McCarthy Cameron, 'Wilson Harris and the Pedagogy of the Carnivalesque', in Reading and teaching the Postcolonial. From Baldwin to Basquiat and Beyond (New York & London: Teachers College Press, Columbia University, 2001), pp. 49-63.
  • Doering, Tobias, 'Scales and Ladders: Natural History and Map Media in Conan Doyle's The Lost World and Wilson Harris's The Secret Ladder, in Elmar Schenkel & Stefan Welz, eds., Lost Worlds and Mad Elephants: Literature, Science and Technology 1700-1900. Leipzig Explorations in Literature and Culture, vol. 2 (Berlin: Glienicke; Cambridge, MA: Galda + Wilch, 1999), pp. 243-258.
  • Doering, Tobias, 'The "Congo" in the Caribbean: Cartographies of Exploration', in Caribbean-English Passages: Intertextuality in a Postcolonial Tradition (London & New York: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures, 2002), pp. 79-108. Includes a reading of The Secret Ladder in relation to Heart of Darkness and Conan Doyle's The Lost World.
  • Doering, Tobias, 'Wilson Harris', in Lexikon englischsprachiger Autorinnen and Autoren (Stuttgart: Metzler), pp. 262-263.
  • Donatien, Patricia, 'Dans la matrice de l'espace: l'oeil narrateur sur les horizons guyaniens dans Palace of the Peacock de Wilson Harris', in Rodolphe Solbiac & Alexandre Alaric, eds., Littératures et arts postcoloniaux dans l'émergence civilisationnelle caribéenne (Paris: L'Harmattan, 2016), pp. 43-52.
  • Drake, Sandra, 'Revolutionary Hope as Immanent Moment: the Writing of Wilson Harris', in Ileana Rodriguez, Marc Zimmerman & Lisa Davis, eds., Process of Unity in Caribbean Society: Ideologies and Literature (Minneapolis: Institute for Study of Ideologies and Literature, 1983), pp. 168-175.
  • Drake, Sandra, 'Language and Revolutionary Hope', in The Literate Imagination, pp. 65-81.
  • Dubois, Dominique, 'La dimension interculturelle dans l'œuvre de Wilson Harris', in Jean-Pierre Durix, ed., Syncrétisme et Interculturel. Collection“Kaléidoscopes" (Dijon: Editions Universitaires de Dijon, 1997), pp. 73-80.
  • Dubois, Dominique, Langage et transcendance dans l'œuvre de Wilson Harris (Villeneuve d'Ascq: Thèses à la carte, Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 1998), pp. 431.
  • Dubois, Dominique, 'La société coloniale et post-coloniale dans l'œuvre de Wilson Harris', in Jean-Paul Barbiche, ed., Communautés humaines dans les Amériques (Paris: L'Harmattan, 1998).
  • Dubois, Dominique, 'Wilson Harris's "Infinite Rehearsal" or the Imaginative Reconstruction of History', Commonwealth, 22.1 (Autumn 1998), pp. 37-45.
  • Dubois, Dominique, 'In Search of Intuitive Clues: Wilson Harris's Fictional and Non Fictional Works', in Jean-Pierre Durix, ed., Theory and Literary Creation/Théorie et création littéraire, Collection Kaléidoscopes (Dijon: Editions Universitaires de Dijon, 1999), pp. 33-41.
  • Dubois, Dominique, 'To Get Rid of the "Illiteracy of the Imagination": An Imperious Necessity for Wilson Harris's Protagonists', Literary Criterion, 35.1&2 (2000), pp. 142-156.
  • Dubois, Dominique, 'The creative Mind and the Rewriting of History in Wilson Harris's The Tree of the Sun', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 134-146.
  • Dubois, Dominique, 'The Redemptive Power of Bone's Revisionary Fiction', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 195-204.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'A Reading of “Paling of Ancestors”', Commonwealth Newsletter, 9 (January 1976), pp. 32-41.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Crossing the Arawak Horizon', Literary Half-Yearly, 20 (January 1979), pp. 83-92.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Preface' to Le palais du paon and translation (Paris: Edition des Autres, 1979).
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Preface' to L'échelle secrète and translation (Paris: Belfond, 1981).
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Along the Jigsaw Trail: An Interpretation of Heartland', Commonwealth Novel in English, 1.2 (July 1982), pp. 127-145.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Ripples in the Water: An Examination of The Eye of the Scarecrow', World Literature Written in English, 22.1 (Spring 1983), pp. 55-72.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Paradoxes of Creation: Wilson Harris's The Secret Ladder', Ariel, 15.2 (April 1984), pp. 27-38.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Through Tension to Metamorphosis: The Angel at the Gate', World Literature Written in English, 24.1 (Summer 1984), pp. 120-127.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'The Visionary Art of Wilson Harris', World Literature Today (Winter 1984), pp. 19-23.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'An Introduction to Wilson Harris's Discursive Strategies', in Britta Olinder, ed., A Sense of Place, Essays in Post-Colonial Literatures (Göteborg: The English Department, Gothenburg University, 1984), pp. 131-141.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Preface' to L'ange sur le seuil and translation (Paris: Belfond, 1985).
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Wilson Harris: From the Void into the Unknown', in Albert Wertheim & Hedwig Bock, eds., Essays on Post-Colonial Fiction (Munich: Max Hueber Verlag, 1986), pp. 275-294.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'The Masks of Fiction: Wilson Harris's Carnival', Hambone, 6 (Fall 1986), pp. 157-168.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'The Eye of the Scarecrow', in The Writer Written: The Artist and Creation in the New Literatures in English (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1987), pp. 87-105.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Translating Wilson Harris', in The Literate Imagination, pp. 93-99.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'The Palimpsest of Fiction: The Infinite Rehearsal', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 210-220.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Weaving the Tapestry of Memory: Wilson Harris's The Four Banks of the River of Space', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 60-69.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Wilson Harris and Palace of the Peacock' in Mimesis, Genres and Post-Colonial Discourse: Deconstructing Magic Realism (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1998), pp. 171-185.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Origins in Palace of the Peacock', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 83-101.
  • Durix, Jean–Pierre, 'The Legacy of the Imagination: Reading Wilson Harris after Hena Maes-Jelinek', in Gordon Collier et al., eds., The Cross-Cultural Legacy: Critical and Creative Writings in Memory of Hena Maes-Jelinek, Cross/Cultures 193 (Leiden & Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2016), pp. 67–80.
  • Durrant, Sam, 'Hosting History: Wilson Harris's Sacramental Narratives', Jouvert, 5.1 (Autumn 2000), 27 pp. [ available online ]
  • Durrant, Samuel, 'Coming Home "Upon Threads of Desolation": The Reversal of Prophecy in Wilson Harris's The Dark Jester', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 205-215.
  • Durrant, Samuel, 'Surviving Time: Trauma, Tragedy, and the Postcolonial Novel', Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies, 1.1 (2012), pp. 95-117.
  • Duytschaever, Joris, 'A Wilson Harris "Opera" Project by Tone Brulin', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 253-258.
  • Duytschaever, Joris, 'Crosscultural Time in Tone Brulin's People of the Void, an Operatic Adaptation of Wilson Harris's Jonestown', in Thomas F.Shannon & Johan P.Snapper, eds., Janus at the Millenium (Lnham, MD: University Press of America, 2004), pp. 83-90.
  • Edmondson, Belinda, Making Men. Gender, Literary Authority, and Women's Writing in Caribbean Narrative (Durham & London, Duke University Press, 1999). Wilson Harris, Passim.
  • Edwards, Duane, 'What Happens When We Stop Dreaming? A Critical Exploration of Social Change in Walter Rodney's and Wilson Harris' Works', Social Epistemology, 33.3 (May 2019), pp. 234–244.
  • Edwards, Norval (Nadi), 'Tradition, the Critic, and Cross-Cultural Poetics: Wilson Harris as Literary Theorist', Journal of West Indian Literature, 16.2 (April 2008), pp. 1-30.
  • Ellis, David, 'Wilson Harris: Unlikely Fiction', Writing Home: Black Writing in Britain since the War (Stuttgart: ibidem Verlag, 2007), pp. 77-102.
  • Emery, Mary Lou, 'Reading "W.H.": Draft of an Incomplete Conversation', in The Uncompromising Imagination', pp. 170-183.
  • Emery, Mary Lou, 'Limbo Rock: Wilson Harris and the Arts of Memory', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 110-124.
  • Emery, Mary Lou, 'Space Sounds in Wilson Harris's Recent Fiction', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 98-103.
  • Emery, Mary-Lou, 'The Politics and Performance of Ecstasy in Wilson Harris's Writing', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 66-81.
  • Emery, Mary Lou, 'The Poetics of Vision in Wilson Harris's Writing', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 111-123.
  • Engman, Suzanna, 'Re-Imagining Imaginary Constructs of Identity: Creolization and Wilson Harris' Counter Discourse in The Four Banks of the River of Space', Torre: Revista de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 11.41&42 (July-December 2006), pp. 355-63.
  • Engman, Suzanna, 'Ghost Know No Borders: A Look at the Functions of Ghosts in Wilson Harris' Fiction in General and the Ghost of Memory in Particular', in Dorsia Smith, Raquel Puig & Ileana Cortés Santiago, eds., Caribbean without Borders: Literature, Language and Culture (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009), pp. 17-29.
  • Engman, Suzanna, 'Haunting Literatures of the Americas: The Ghosts in Wilson Harris' Jonestown and Erna Brodber's Louisiana', in Dorsía Smith, Tatiana Tagirova & Suzanna Engman, eds., Critical Perspectives on Caribbean Literature and Culture (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010), pp. 102-120.
  • Fabre, Michel, 'La Quête de Wilson Harris', Le Monde, May 1979.
  • Fabre, Michel, 'The Reception of Palace of the Peacock in Paris', Kunapipi 2.1 (1980), pp. 106-109.
  • Fabre, Michel, 'Recovering Precious Words: On Wilson Harris and the Language of Imagination', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 39-48.
  • Fabre, Michel, 'Dear Anna', in Hena Maes-Jelinek, Gordon Collier, Geoffrey V.Davis, eds., A Talent(ed) Digger. Creations, Cameos and Essays in Honour of Anna Rutherford (Amsterdam & Atlanta: Rodopi, 1996), pp. 19-21. Mostly on Wilson Harris.
  • Fazzini, Marco, Crossings. Essays on Contemporary Scottish Poetry and Hybridity (Venezia, Supernova, 2000). Passim.
  • Fazzini, Marco, 'Introduction: The Jesting Masks of Resistance', in Resisting Alterities, ed. Marco Fazzini (Amsterdam & New York, 2004), pp. ix-xiv.
  • Fehskens, Erin M., 'The Epic Hero in Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock', Journal of Modern Literature, 41.4 (Summer 2018), pp. 90–106.
  • Fenwick, Mac, 'Fenwick's Vision: Liberal Tyranny in The Guyana Quartet', Ariel 32:2 (April 2001), pp. 45-66.
  • Ferres, John H. & Martin Tucker, eds., A Library of Literary Criticism. Modern Commonwealth Literature (New York: Frederick Ungar, 1977), pp. 379-383.
  • Fletcher, John, 'The "Intimacy of a Horror": The Tradition of Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock', in Hena Maes-Jelinek, ed., Commonwealth Literature and the Modern World (Brussels: Didier, 1975), pp. 43-50.
  • Forbes, J.T., 'Wilson Harris' Guiana Quartet: The Outsider as Character and Symbol', Revue de l'Université Laurentienne, 18.2 (1986), pp. 61-70.
  • Forbes, Joyce T., 'Shamanic Figures: Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Wilson Harris's The Whole Armour', Commonwealth Novel in English, 3.2 (Fall 1990), pp. 186-193.
  • François, Pierre, 'Synchronicity and the Unitarian Geopsyche in Wilson Harris's Companions of the Day and Night', in Marc Delrez & Bénédicte Ledent, eds., The Contact and the Culmination: Essays in Honour of Hena Maes-Jelinek (Liège: L3-Liège Language and Literature, 1996), pp. 241-251.
  • François, Pierre, 'The Lapsarian Ascent: Wilson Harris's Companions of the Day and Night', in Pierre François, Inlets of the Soul: Contemporary Fiction in English and the Myth of the Fall (Amsterdam & Atlanta: Rodopi, 1999), pp. 255-289.
  • Fraser, Robert, 'Wilson Harris: Palace of the Peacock', in David Dabydeen, ed., A Handbook for Teaching Caribbean Literature (London: Heinemann, 1988), pp. 8-16.
  • Fraser, Robert, Lifting the Sentence: A Poetics of Postcolonial Fiction (Manchester & New York: Manchester University Press, 2000), pp. 90-96, 165-167, 183-185, & passim.
  • Gana, Nouri, 'Donne Undone: The Journey of Psychic Re-integration in Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock', Ariel 32.1 (January 2001), pp. 153-170. [ available online ]
  • Gazzoni, Andrea, 'La creolità e la sua arte immaginativa: Sul metodo di Wilson Harris', Scritture Migranti, 3 (2009), pp. 159-176.
  • Ghose, Zulfikar, 'Lines Composed after Reading The Guyana Quartet', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 46-52.
  • Ghose, Zulfikar, 'Reading Wilson Harris's The Mask of the Beggar', Context, 14, pp. 8-9. [ available online ]
  • Gibson, Darin, 'The Gift of Humility: A Brief Note of Thanks to Wilson Harris', Tout Moun, 5.1 (2019). [ available online ]
  • Gibson, Darin, 'Death and Awakening: A Meditation on William Blake's Tiger and the Concept of Rebirth in Wilson Harris's The Whole Armour', Tout Moun, 4.2 (2018). [ available online ]
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'The Art of Extremity: A Reading of Wilson Harris's Ascent to Omai', Caribbean Quarterly, 17.3&4 (Winter 1971), pp. 89-90.
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'Two Critics on Black Marsden: I Rolston Adams, "A Pursuit of Archetypes of Cultures", II Michael Gilkes, "A Double Vision A Tabula Rasa Comedy"', Caribbean Quarterly, 19.4 (December 1973), pp. 53-59.
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'Magical Reality: Black Marsden', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 9.1 (April 1975), pp. 77-79.
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'An Infinite Canvas: Review of Wilson Harris's Companions of the Day and Night', Caribbean Quarterly, 21.4 (December 1975), pp. 47-54.
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'Racial Identity and Individual Consciousness in the Caribbean Novel', The Edgar Mittelholzer Memorial Lectures, 1974 (Fifth Series), Ministry of Information and Culture, National History and Arts Council (Georgetown, Guyana, 1975).
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'An Infinite Canvas: Wilson Harris's Companions of the Day and Night', World Literature Written in English, 15.1 (April 1976), pp. 161-173.
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'Da Silva da Silva's Cultivated Wilderness and Genesis of the Clowns', World Literature Written in English, 16.2 (November 1977), pp. 462-470.
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'New Directions: From W.H. Hudson's Green Mansions to Wilson Harris's Cultivated Wilderness', in The West Indian Novel (Boston: Twayne, 1981), pp. 132-158.
  • Gilkes, Michael, Creative Schizophrenia: The Caribbean Cultural Challenge (University of Warwick: Centre for Caribbean Studies, 1986).
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'The Madonna Pool: Woman as "Muse of Identity"', Journal of West Indian Literature, 1.2 (June 1987), pp. 1-19.
  • Gilkes, Michael, Joanstown and Other Poems (Leeds: Peepal Tree Press, 2002), includes a poem entitled "Palace of the Peacock" and dedicated to Wilson Harris.
  • Gilliland, Marion C., 'Resurrection in the Womb of Time: A Reading of Wilson Harris's Da Silva da Silva's Cultivated Wilderness', Commonwealth Newsletter, 12 (December 1977), pp. 29-39.
  • Gilliland, Marion C., 'The Eye of the Scarecrow in the Fiction of Wilson Harris', unpublished essay, 11 pp.
  • Gilliland, Marion C., 'Synchronicity in the Fiction of Wilson Harris', unpublished essay, 6 pp.
  • Gordon, Lewis, 'Wilson Harris: The New Age in the Mythic Past', CLR James Journal, 7.1 (Winter 1999-2000), pp. 135-141.
  • Gowda, H.H. Anniah, 'Wilson Harris's Tumatumari', Literary Half-Yearly, 2, pp. 31-38.
  • Gowda, H.H. Anniah, 'Phenomenal Tradition in Raja Rao and Wilson Harris, with Special Reference to The Cat and Shakespeare and Palace of the Peacock', ACLALS Bulletin, 9 (1972), pp. 28-48.
  • Green, James, 'Mapping the Guyanese Dream-Space: The Landscape of Wilson Harris's Guyana Quartet', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 43.1 (April 2007), pp. 3-17.
  • Griffith, Glyne, 'Ascent to Omai: Towards a Novel History', Journal of West Indian Literature, 2.1 (December 1987), pp. 67-75.
  • Griffith, Glyne, 'Metaphysics and Materialism: Wilson Harris and V.S. Naipaul', in Deconstructing Imperialism and the West Indian Novel (Kingston: The Press, University of the West Indies, 1996), pp. 53-81.
  • Griffith, Glyne A., Deconstruction, Imperialism and the West Indian Novel (Mona, Jamaica: The Press University of the West Indies, 1996).
  • Griffiths, Gareth, A Double Exile: African and West Indian Writing between Two Cultures (London: Marion Boyars, 1978), pp. 171-192.
  • Griffiths, Gareth, 'Culture and Identity: Politics and Writing in Some Post-Colonial Texts', in Anna Rutherford, ed., From Commonwealth to Post-Colonial: Critical Essays (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1992), pp. 436-443.
  • Griffiths, Gareth, 'Post-Colonial Space and Time: Wilson Harris and Caribbean Criticism', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 61-69.
  • Guerra, Juani, 'Cognition and sociocultural situatedness: cross-culture-specific Caribbean self-celebration of imagination in Jose Lezama Lima and Wilson Harris', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 6.2 (Fall 2009). [available online ]
  • Gyssels, Kathleen, 'Wilson Harris et Edouard Glissant: deux "isolés soleils"?', in her Passes et impasses dans le comparatisme postcolonial caribéen: cinq traverses (Paris: Champion, 2010), pp. 294-349.
  • Halio, Jay L. & Siegel, Ben, Comparative Literary Dimensions: Essays in Honour of Melvin J. Friedeman (Newark: Delaware UP; London & Toronto: Assoc. UPs, 2000). Passim.
  • Halpé, Aparna, 'The Ideology of Archetype: Mythical Strategies in Wilson Harris's Jonestown', Interférences Littéraires / Literaire Interferenties, 17 (November 2015), pp. 199–212.
  • Hamlet, Desmond M., 'The Palace at Raven's Head: Wilson Harris and the Language of Art', The Commonwealth in Canada, pp. 76-93.
  • Hamlet, Desmond M., A Necessity of Vision: Wilson Harris and the Cross-Cultural Imagination, Unpublished Study, pp. 442.
  • Hamlet, Desmond M., 'Sustaining the Vision: Wilson Harris and the Uncompromising Imagination', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 200-209.
  • Hamlet, Desmond M., 'Renewal in a Far More Resonant Key: Reflections on the Mad, Sin-Eating Relics of Fire in Resurrection at Sorrow Hill', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 84-89.
  • Headley, Clevis, 'Wilson Harris and Postmodernism: Beyond Cultural Incommensurability',CLR James Journal, 7.1 (Winter 1999/2000), pp. 20-58.
  • Headley, Clevis, 'A Study in Africana Existential Ontology: Rum as a Metaphor of Existence', Diogenes, "Africana Philosophy" special issue, 59.3&4 (November 2012), pp. 106–125. Also published in French as 'Une ontologie existentielle de l'africanité : le rhum comme métaphore de l'existence', Diogène, 235&236 (2011), pp. 145-173.
  • Healy, J.J., 'Wilson Harris at Work: The Texas Manuscripts with Special Reference to the Mayakovsky Resonance in Ascent to Ornai', Ariel, 15.4 (1984), pp. 89-107. [ available online ]
  • Hearne, John, 'The Fugitive in the Forest: A Study of Four Novels by Wilson Harris', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 4 (December 10 1967), pp. 99-112; shorter version in Louis James, ed., The Islands in Between (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), pp. 140-153.
  • Hench, Michael, 'The Fearful Symmetry of The Whole Armour', Revista Interamericana, 4 (Fall 1974), pp. 446-451.
  • Henry, Paget, 'Wilson Harris and Caribbean Poeticism', in Caliban's Reason. Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy (New York & London: Routledge, 2000), pp. 90-114.
  • Henry, Paget, 'Rex Nettleford: African and Afro-Caribbean Philosophy', CLR James Journal, 5.1 (Winter 1997), pp. 44-97. Includes comments on Wilson Harris.
  • Henry, Paget, ed. Special Wilson Harris Issue, CLR James Journal, 7.1 (Winter 1999-2000).
  • Henry, Paget, 'Wilson Harris and Caribbean Philosophical Anthropology', CLR James Journal, 7.1 (Winter 1999-2000), pp. 104-141.
  • Henry, Paget, 'Wilson Harris and Caribbean Poeticism', in Caliban's Reason. Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy (New York & London: Routledge, 2000), pp. 90-114 & passim.
  • Henry, Paget, 'Framing the Political: Self and Politics in Wilson Harris' Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3(Spring 2000), pp. 82-95.
  • Henry, Paget & Buhle, Paul, eds., CLR James's Caribbean (Durham: Duke University Press, 1992), Passim.
  • Henry, Paget, 'The Future of the Post-Colonial Subjet: Sylvia Wynter and Wilson Harris', in Bénédicte Ledent, ed., Bridges Across Chasms. Towards a Transcultural Future in Caribbean Literature (Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature, 2004), pp. 27-38.
  • Henry, Paget, 'Intrasubjectivity in the Philosophy of Wilson Harris', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 49.2 (2013), pp. 209-221.
  • Highfield, Jonathan, '"Relief Data Unreliable": Mapping Amazonia', Passages: Interdisciplinary Journal of Global Studies, 2.2 (2000). An expanded version appears in his Imagined Topographies: From Colonial Resource to Postcolonial Homeland (Bern: Peter Lang, 2012).
  • Highfield, Jonathan, 'The Dreaming Quipucamayoq: Myth and Landscape in Wilson Harris's The Dark Jester', Atlantic Studies: Literary, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Europe, Africa and the Americas, 1.2 (October 2004), pp. 196-209.
  • Highfield, Jonathan, '"Hell that springs from the grave of memory": Sacrifice, Whiteness, and Extinction in Wilson Harris's Jonestown', The Jonestown Report, 10 (November 2008).
  • Hitchcock, Peter, The Long Space: Transnationalism and Postcolonial Form (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010), passim.
  • Howard, W.J., 'Wilson Harris's Guiana Quartet: From Personal Myth to National Identity', Ariel, 1.1 (January 1970), pp. 46-60. Also in William Walsh, ed., Readings in Commonwealth Literature (London: Oxford University Press, 1973), pp. 314-328. [ available online ]
  • Howard, W.J., 'Wilson Harris and the "Alchemical Imagination"', Literary Half Yearly, 11 (July 1970), pp. 17-26.
  • Howard, W.J., 'Shaping a New Voice: The Poetry of Wilson Harris', Commonwealth Newsletter, 9 (January 1976), pp. 26-31.
  • Howard, W.J., 'The Reformation Process in Da Silva da Silva's Cultivated Wilderness and Genesis of the Clowns', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 184-191.
  • Huggan, Graham, 'Anxieties of Influence: Conrad in the Caribbean', Commonwealth, 11.1 (Autumn 1988), pp. 1-12.
  • Huggan, Graham, 'Opting Out of the (Critical) Common Market: Creolization in the Post-Colonial Text', Kunapipi, 11.1 (1989), pp. 27-40.
  • Huggan, Graham, 'Ghost Stories, Bone Flutes, Cannibal Countermemory', in Francis Barker, Peter Hulme, Margaret Iversen, eds., Cannibalism and the Colonial World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998), pp. 126-141.
  • Hunte, Nicola, 'Notions of Myth, Gestures of Masquerade: Theatre of Memory in Derek Walcott's Omeros and Toni Morrison's Beloved', Shibboleths, 2.1 (December 2007), pp. 58-69. [ available online ]
  • Irish, J.A., George, 'Focus on West Indian Narrative', Inter-American Review of Bibliography, 24, pp. 50-62.
  • Irish, James, 'Magical Realism: A Search for Caribbean and Latin American Roots', Literary Half-Yearly, 11.2 (July 1970), pp. 127-139.
  • Islam, Syed Manzu, 'Postcolonial Shamanism: Wilson Harris's Quantum Poetics and Ethics', Journal of West Indian Literature, 16.1 (November 2007), pp. 59-82.
  • Jagessar, Michael, N., 'Wilson Harris, the Imagination and the "Infinite Rehearsal": A Theological Perspective', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 221-229.
  • Jagessar, Michael N., 'The Sacred in Caribbean Literature: A Theological Conversation', in Dawn Llewellyn & Deborah F. Sawyer, eds., Reading Spiritualities: Constructing and Representing the Sacred (London & New York: Routledge, 2016), pp. 41-64.
  • Jaggi, Maya, 'A Life in Writing: Redemption Song', Guardian, 16 December 2006. [ available online ]
  • Jalalzai, Zubeda, 'The Ethics of Love and Indifference: Readings of brotherhood and Isolation in Wilson Harris and V.S.Naipaul', Journal of West Indian Literature, 9.1, pp. 70-82.
  • James, C.L.R., 'On Wilson Harris', in Spheres of Existence: Selected Writings (London: Allison & Busby, 1980), pp. 157-172.
  • James, Louis, 'The Necessity of Poetry', New World (Guyana Independence Issue, 1966), pp. 111-115.
  • James, Louis, 'Wilson Harris and the "Guianese Quartet"', in Bruce King & Kolawole Ogungbesan, eds., A Celebration of Black and African Writing (Zaria: Ahmadu Bello University Press, 1975), pp. 164-174.
  • James, Louis, 'The Trickster God: Imagination and Reality in African and Caribbean Literatures', ACLALS Bulletin, 4th series, 2 (1975), pp. 1-8.
  • James, Louis, 'The Sad Initiation of Lamming's G and Other Caribbean Green Tales', in Anna Rutherford, ed., Common Wealth (Aarhus: Akademisk Boghandel, 1971), pp. 135-143.
  • James, Louis, 'Structure and Vision in the Novels of Wilson Harris', World Literature Written in English, 22.1 (Spring 1983), pp. 39-46.
  • James, Louis, 'The Theatre of Painted Rock: A Reading of Tumatumari', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 140-147.
  • James, Louis, 'A Tale of Two Rivers: From Sir Walter Raleigh to Wilson Harris', in Marc Delrez & Bénédicte Ledent, eds., The Contact and the Culmination: Essays in Honour of Hena Maes-Jelinek (Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature, 1996), pp. 253-257.
  • James, Louis, 'The Leech-Gatherer and the Arawak Woman', Review of Contemporary Literature, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 67-71.
  • James, Louis, 'Schrodinger's Cat versus Melville's Jaguar: Science and the Imagination in the Work of Three Guyanese Writers', in Jean-Pierre Durix, ed., Theory and Literary Creation/Théorie et création littéraire (Dijon: Editions Universitaires de Dijon, 1999), pp. 121-127.
  • James, Louis, ''The Closeness of Profound Curiosity': The Parallel Visions of Wilson Harris and Denis Williams', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 47-53.
  • James, Louis, 'Fenwick's Log: Reading "The Text of Landscape"', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 103-109.
  • James, Louis, '"The Closeness of Profound Curiosity": The Parallel Visions of Wilson Harris and Denis Williams', in Charlotte Williams & Evelyn A. Williams, eds., Denis Williams: A Life in Works: New and Collected Essays (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2010), pp. 77-87.
  • James, Louis, 'The Caribbean Artists Movement', in Bill Schwarz, ed., West Indian Intellectuals in Britain (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018), pp. 209-227.
  • James, Louis, 'The Empathy of Genius: Hena Maes–Jelinek and Wilson Harris', in Gordon Collier et al., eds., The Cross-Cultural Legacy: Critical and Creative Writings in Memory of Hena Maes-Jelinek, Cross/Cultures 193 (Leiden & Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2016), pp. 43–47.
  • Jefferson-Miles, Andrew, 'Quantum Value in Wilson Harris's "Architecture of the Tides"', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 177-193.
  • Jefferson-Miles, Andrew, 'Tribe and Territory, Masque and Conspiratorial Time', in Bénédicte Ledent, ed., Bridges Across Chasms. Towards a Transcultural Future in Caribbean Literature (Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature, 2004), pp. 39-45.
  • Johnson, Kerry L., 'From Muse to Majesty: Rape, Landscape and Agency in the Early Novels of Wilson Harris' World Literature Written in English, 35.2 (1996), pp. 71-89.
  • Johnson, Kerry L., 'Translations of Gender, Pain and Space: Wilson Harris's The Carnival Trilogy', Modern Fiction Studies, 44, 1 (Spring 1998), pp. 123-143.
  • Jonas, Joyce, 'Anancy-Strategies in The Whole Armour', Kyk-Over-Al, 31 (June 1985), pp. 52-56.
  • Jonas, Joyce, 'Wilson Harris and the Concept of Threshold Art', Journal of West Indian Literature, 22.2 (June 1987), pp. 29-34.
  • Jonas, Joyce, Anancy in the Great House: Ways of Reading West Indian Fiction (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1990). The Three Major Chapters, 'Beyond the Great House', 'Clowns and Carnival', 'The Controlling I-Eye' deal at length with Harris's novels, pp. 30-45, 71-84, 113-125.
  • Joseph-Vilain, Mélanie, 'La musique du paysage: une écriture paysagère guyanienne', in Claire Omhovère, ed., L'art du paysage (Paris: Michel Houdiard, 2014), pp. 202-210.
  • Juhasz Houtman, Francine, 'Catapult to Healing Dreaming: Reading Wilson Harris Outside his Work', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 122-133.
  • Kanaganayakam, Chelva, 'Exiles and Expatriates', in Bruce King, ed., New National and Post-Colonial Literatures: an Introduction (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996), pp. 201-213.
  • King, Bruce, 'Naipaul, Harris and History', in The New English Literatures (London: Routledge, 1974), pp. 98-117.
  • Kinkead-Weekes, Mark, 'Bone Flute? Or House of Fiction: The Contrary Imaginations of Wilson Harris and V.S. Naipaul', in Douglas Jefferson & Graham Martin, eds., The Uses of Fiction (Milton Keynes: The Open University Press, 1982), pp. 149-158.
  • Kirpal, Viney, The Third World Novel of Expatriation: A Study of Emigré Fiction by Indian, West African and Caribbean Writers (New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, 1989). Comments on Palace of the Peacock, The Eye of the Scarecrow and Ascent to Omai.
  • Klímová, Zuzana, 'Memory of a Landscape: Resurrection of the Past and a Community in the Works of Wilson Harris', Ostrava Journal of English Philology, 8.1 (2016), pp. 41-61. [ available online ]
  • Klinkowitz, Jerome, 'Wilson Harris' Intertextuality: The Angel at the Gate', Hambone, 6 (Fall 1986), pp. 143-145.
  • Knepper, Wendy, 'Cataclysmic Life in Wilson Harris's Jonestown', Journal of Postcolonial Writing 49.2 (2013), pp. 161-173.
  • Kulkarni, Madhav, 'The Far Journey of Oudin in the Light of Biblical Epigrams', Commonwealth Quarterly, 1.1 (1976), pp. 47-53.
  • Kutzinski, Vera, 'New Personalities: Race, Sexuality, and Gender in Wilson Harris's Recent Fiction', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 72-83.
  • Kutzinski, Vera, 'The Cult of Caliban: Narrative Authority and Resistance in Caribbean Literature', in A. James Arnold, ed., A History of Literature in the Caribbean, vol. 3: Cross-Cultural Studies (Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1997), pp. 286-302.
  • Kutzinski, Vera, 'Wilson Harris', in British Writers, Supplement V. ed. by George Stade et al (New York & London: Scribners, 2000), 57pp.
  • Kutzinski, Vera M., 'Realism and Reversibility in Wilson Harris's Carnival', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 147-167.
  • Kutzinski, Vera M., 'Borders and Bodies. The United States, America, and the Caribbean', New Centennial Review, 1.2 (2001), pp. 53-86.
  • Kutzinski, Vera M., 'Wilson Harris's Phantom Bodies: Re-Reading the Subject', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 139-151.
  • Lacroix, Frances, 'Introduction à la littérature guyanaise', Etudes Anglaises, 25 (avril-juin, 1972), pp. 245-256.
  • Lake, Edgar O., 'Surveying Harris's Territory Afresh: Mapping a Virgin Islands Landscape, Caribbean Writer, 17 (2003), pp. 189-193.
  • Lalla, Barbara, Defining Jamaican Fiction. Marronage and the Discourse of Survival (Tuscaloosa & London: University of Alabama Press, 1996), passim.
  • Ledent, Bénédicte, 'Du cauchemar à l'utopie réalisable: Londres dans les nouvelles et romans de la diaspora antillaise anglophone', Eric Tabuteau et Corinne Duboin, eds., Images de l'interculturel dans la littérature antillaise anglophone (Toulouse: Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 2000), pp. 207-221. [ available online ]
  • Lewis, Krishna Ray, 'The Infinite Rehearsal and Pastoral Revision', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 83-92.
  • Lindfors, Bernth, 'On Hearing Wilson Harris Speak', poem in Bim, 55 (July-December 1972), p. 130.
  • Linguanti, Elsa, 'Wilson Harris. A Case Apart', in Elsa Linguanti, Francesco Casotti & Carmen Concilio, Coterminous Worlds. Magical Realism and Contemporary Post-colonial Literature in English (Amsterdam & Atlanta: Rodopi, 1999), pp. 245-268.
  • Linguanti, Elsa, 'Origin, Origins, Originality: East, West, Antipodes and The Womb of Space', Africa, America, Asia, Australia 22. Da un Oceano All'Altro. Le espressioni dell'originalità (Roma: Bulzoni Editore), pp. 7-18.
  • Lopez, Alfred, 'Meaningful Paradox: The "Strange Genius" of Wilson Harris', Conradania, 28.3 (Autumn 1996), pp. 190-205.
  • Lopez, Alfred, '"Broken Archetypes": The Lessons of Harris's Jonestown', Iowa Review, 28.2 (Summer-Fall 1998), pp. 173-176.
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  • Mackey, Nathaniel, 'The Unruly Pivot: Wilson Harris's The Eye of the Scarecrow', Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 20 (Winter 1978), pp. 633-659.
  • Mackey, Nathaniel, 'Limbo, Dislocation, Phantom Limb: Wilson Harris and the Caribbean Occasion', Criticism, 22 (Winter 1980), pp. 57-76.
  • Mackey, Nathaniel, 'Sound and Sentiment, Sound and Symbol', Callaloo, 10, 1, pp. 29-54.
  • Mackey, Nathaniel, 'The Imagination of Justice: Ascent to Omai', World Literature Written in English, 22.1 (Spring 1983), pp. 72-87.
  • Mackey, Nathaniel, 'Poseidon (Dub Version)', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 116-126.
  • Mackey, Nathaniel, Discrepant Engagement: Dissonance, Cross-Culturality, and Experimental Writing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993). Contains the four essays mentioned above.
  • Mackey, Nathaniel, ed. with an Introduction, Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 2-3.
  • Mackey, Nathaniel, 'Eye on the Scarecrow', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 272-274.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Introduction to "Kanaima"', in Anna Rutherford & Donald Hannah, eds., Commonwealth Short Stories (London, Edward Arnold, 1971; rpt. 1979).
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'The Myth of El Dorado in the Caribbean Novel', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 6.1 (June 1971), pp. 113-128.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'The Writer as Alchemist: The Unifying Role of Imagination in the Novels of Wilson Harris', Language and Literature, 1.1 (Autumn 1971), pp. 25-34.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'The True Substance of Life: Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock', in Anna Rutherford, ed., Common Wealth (Aarhus: Akademisk Boghandel, 1971), pp. 151-159.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Ascent to Omai', Literary Half-Yearly, 13.1 (January 1972), pp. 1-8).
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Natural and Psychological Landscapes: Wilson Harris's The Sleepers of Roraima and The Age of the Rainmakers', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 7.1 (June 1972), pp. 117-120.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, Essay on Wilson Harris in James Vinson & D.L. Kirkpatrick, eds., Contemporary Novelists (London: St James Press, 1972), pp. 563-565. Revised Versions 1976, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1990.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Un nouvel art du roman', in Victor Dupont, ed., Commonwealth. Mélanges (Rodez: Editions Subervie, 1974), pp. 62-71.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'The Poetry of Space in Palace of the Peacock', in Kirsten Holst Petersen & Anna Rutherford, eds., Enigma of Values: An Introduction (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1975), pp. 59-108; rpt. with an introduction as The Naked Design (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1975).
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'The "Unborn State of Exile" in Wilson Harris's Novels', in Alastair Niven, ed., The Commonwealth Writer Overseas: Themes of Exile and Expatriation (Brussels: Didier, 1976), pp. 195-205.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, '"Inimitable Painting": New Developments in Wilson Harris's Latest Fiction', Ariel, 8.3 (July 1977), pp. 63-80. [ available online ]
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Wilson Harris', in Bruce King, ed., West Indian Literature (London: Macmillan, 1979), pp. 179-195. Expanded and updated in Bruce King, ed., West Indian Literature, second edition (London: Macmillan, 1995), 139-151.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Fictional Breakthrough and the Unveiling of "unspeakable rites" in Patrick White's A Fringe of Leaves and Wilson Harris's Yurokon', Kunapipi, 2.2 (November 1980), pp. 33-43.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, Introduction to Explorations: A Selection of Talks and Articles by Wilson Harris 1966-1981 (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1981).
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Faces on the Canvas: The Resurrection Theme in The Tree of the Sun', World Literature Written in English, 22.1 (Spring 1983), pp. 88-98.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'The Awakening of a West Indian Sensibility, in Reinhard Sander, ed., Der Karibische Raum zwischen Selbst- und Fremdbestimmung: Zur Karabischen Literatur, Kultur und Gesellschaft (Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Peter Lang, 1984), pp. 189-203.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Altering Boundaries: The Art of Translation in The Angel at the Gate and The Twyborn Affair', World Literature Written in English, 23.1 (Winter 1984), pp. 165-174; rpt. in Hambone, 6 (Fall 1986), pp. 146-156.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'History and Myth in Wilson Harris's Short Fiction: “The Mind of Awakaipu”', Journal of the Short Story in English/Les Cahiers de la Nouvelle, 4 (Printemps 1985), pp. 67-75.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Ambivalent Clio: In the Heart of the Country and Carnival', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 22.1 (June 1987), pp. 87-98.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Nachwort', Der Palast der Pfauen, trans. Inge Uffelmann (Zürich: Ammann Verlag, 1988), pp. 179-189.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, '"Carnival" and Creativity in Wilson Harris's Fiction', in Michael Gilkes, ed., The Literate Imagination (London: Macmillan, 1989), pp. 45-61; rpt. under the title 'From Palace of the Peacock to Carnival: Comedy and Creativity in Wilson Harris', Meridian: The La Trobe University English Review, 8.1 (1989), pp. 20-31.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'The Wisdom of Uncertainty: “Re-visionary Strategies” in Wilson Harris's The Infinite Rehearsal', in Janos Riesz & Alain Ricard, eds., Semper Aliquid Novi, Littérature Comparée et Littératures d'Afrique, Mélanges offerts à Albert Gérard (Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 1989), pp. 157-166.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Seeking the Mystery of the "Universal Imagination"', in Robert Ross, ed., International Literature in English: Essays on the Major Writers (New York: Garland Publishing Co., 1991), pp. 447-459.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, '"Numinous Proportions": Wilson Harris's Alternative to All Posts', in Ian Adam & Helen Tiffin, eds., Past the Last Post. Theorizing Post-Colonialism and Post-Modernism (London & Calgary: Harvester & University of Calgary Press, 1990), pp. 47-64.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, '"Unfinished Genesis": The Four Banks of the River of Space', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 230-245.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Teaching Past the Posts', in Theo D'Haen & Hans Bertens, eds., Liminal Postmodernisms (Amsterdam & Atlanta: Rodopi, 1994), pp. 139-160.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Ulyssean Carnival: Epic Metamorphoses in Wilson Harris's Trilogy', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 46-58.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Another Future for Post-Colonial Studies? Wilson Harris's Post-Colonial Philosophy and the "Savage Mind"', Wasafiri, 24 (Autumn 1996), pp. 3-8.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Postmodernism and its Others: Cross-Cultural Counterpoints in British Fiction', Anglistik, 8. Jahrgang (März 1997), Heft 1, pp. 61-73.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, '"Tricksters of Heaven": Visions of Holocaust in Fred D'Aguiar's Bill of Rights and Wilson Harris's Jonestown', in Gilbert Debusscher & Marc Maufort, eds., Union in Partition: Essays in Honour of Jeanne Delbaere (Liège: L3 Liège Language and Literature, English Department, University of Liège, 1997), pp. 209-223.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Charting the Uncapturable in Wilson Harris's Writing', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 90-97.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, '"Latent Cross-Culturalities": Wilson Harris's and Wole Soyinka's Creative Alternative to Theory', European Journal of English Studies, 2.1 (April 1998), pp. 37-48.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Carnival of Fiction: Creative Masks of Recent Caribbean Writing', in Raimund Borgmeier, Herbert Grabes & Andreas H. Jucker, eds., Anglistentag 1997 Giessen. Proceedings (Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 1998), pp. 127-137.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Fred D'Aguiar' Bill of Rights and Wilson Harris's Jonestown', in 'Significant Books from the West Indies and the Caribbean Diaspora from 1980 to the Present: A Literary Round Table', in Raimund Borgmeier, Herbert Grabes & Andreas H. Jucker, eds., Anglistentag 1997 Giessen. (Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 1998), pp. 213-215.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Obscure Sorrow Hill: Seminal Ground of Endless Creation', in Isabella Zoppi, ed., Routes of Roots: Geography and Literature in the English-Speaking Countries (Rome: Bulzoni Editore, 1998), pp. 780, pp. 569-579.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, '"Immanent Substance": Reflections on the Creative Process in Wilson Harris's The Infinite Rehearsal', CLR James Journal, 7.1 (Winter 1999-2000), pp. 59-77.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Ouverture', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 6-16. [ available online ]
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'The Novel from 1950 to 1970', in James A. Arnold, ed., A History of Literature in the Caribbean (Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2001), pp. 127-148.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Littératures post-coloniales anglophones: tradition et originalité', in Bulletin de l'Académie Royale de Belgique. Classe des Sciences Morales et Politiques, 2000, 7-12, pp. 437-455.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Introduction: Approaching Wilson Harris's Creativity', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. ix-xxi.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Interculturalism and "Alternative Fictions" in Britain Today', in Heinz Antor & Klaus Stierstorfer, eds., English Literatures in International Contexts (Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag, 2000), pp. 1-14.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, '"Unimaginable Imaginer": The Dark Jester', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 217-229.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Writing and the Other Arts in Wilson Harris's Fiction'. Places of Memory. Essays in Honour of Michel Fabre. Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, SP 5 (2003), pp. 17-26.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Obscure Sorrow Hill, The Caribbean Source of Wilson Harris's Fiction', Caribbean Writer, 17 (2003), pp. 194-210. A modified version of 'Obscure Sorrow Hill: Seminal Ground of Endless Creation' (see above).
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Wilson Harris's Fiction, an Overview', forthcoming in Wormwood.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Otherness in Wilson Harris's Fiction: The Dark Jester', in Marco Fazzini, ed., Resisting Alterities: Wilson Harris and Other Avatars of Otherness, Cross/Cultures 71 (Amsterdam & New York, Rodopi, 2004).
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Post-Colonial Criticism at the Crossroads: Subjective Questionings of an Old-Timer', in Geoffrey V. Davis, Peter H. Marsden, Bénédicte Ledent & Marc Delrez, eds., Towards a Transcultural Future. Literature and Society in a 'Post'-Colonial World (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2004), pp. 1-19.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Transfigurative Art: Wilson Harris's The Mask of the Beggar', Moving Worlds, 3.2 (2003), pp. 12-26.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Writing and the Other Arts in Wilson Harris's Fiction', in Commonwealth: Essays and Studies. Places of Memory: Essays in Honour of Michel Fabre (SP5, 2003), pp. 17-26. Also publish in K.T. Sunitha, ed., Transplanted Imaginaries: Literatures of New Climes (Trenton: Africa World Press, 2008), pp. 45–58. Also in The Literary Half-Yearly.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Otherness in Wilson Harris's Fiction: The Dark Jester', in Marco Fazzini, ed., Resisting Alterities: Wilson Harris and Other Avatars of Otherness, Cross/Cultures 71 (Amsterdam & New York, Rodopi, 2004), pp. 41-52.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Cette île est mienne . . . et tu me l'as prise: Shakespeare au XXe siècle', Bulletin de la Classe des Lettres 1-6 (Bruxelles: Académie Royale de Belgique, 2004), pp. 23-41.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'From Living Nature to Borderless Culture in Wilson Harris's Work', in Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Renée K. Gosson & George B. Handley, eds., Caribbean Literature and the Environment: Between Nature and Culture (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2005), pp. 247-260.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Music in Wilson Harris's Fiction', in Michael Kenneally & Rhona Richman Kenneally, eds., From 'English Literature' to 'Literature in English'. International Perspectives (Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag, 2005), pp. 267-277.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'From Living Nature to Borderless Culture in Wilson Harris's Work', in Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey, Renée K. Gosson & George B. Handley, eds., Caribbean Literature and the Environment (Charlottesville & London: University of Virginia Press, 2005), pp. 247-260.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Europe and Post-colonial Creativity: a Metaphysical Cross-culturalism', European Review, 13.1 (2005), pp. 91-102.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena & Ledent, Bénédicte, 'The Novel since 1970', in James A. Arnold, ed., A History of Literature in the Caribbean (Amsterdam & Philadelphia : John Benjamins, 2001), pp. 149-198.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Wilson Harris's Multi-faceted and Dynamic Perception of the Imaginary', in Kathleen Gyssels & Bénédicte Ledent, eds., The Caribbean Writer as Warrior of the Imaginary / L'Ecrivain caribéen, guerrier de l'imaginaire (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2008), pp. 179-188.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Commonwealth Literature Studies: Writers versus Critics', in Sandra Robinson and Alastair Niven, eds., Discourses of Empire and Commonwealth, Cross/Cultures 192 (Leiden & Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2016), pp. 3–16.
  • Mascoli, Giulia, & Valérie-Anne Belleflamme, 'Sur les traces d'Hena Maes-Jelinek. Les études postcoloniales : inauguration d'une tradition liégeoise', in Une Fabrique des Sciences humaines. L'Université de Liège dans la mêlée (1817-2017), ed. by Vincent Genin (Archives générales du Royaume, 2019), pp. 265-283. [ available online ]
  • Matibag Eugenio D., 'Self-consuming Fictions: the Dialectics of Cannibalism in Modern Caribbean Narratives', Postmodern Cullture, 1.3 (May 1991). Also available online.
  • Maximin, Colette, La Parole aux masques (Paris: Editions Caribéennes 1991), passim.
  • Maximin, Colette, Littératures caribéennes comparées (Point-A-Pitre: Editions Jasor, et Paris: Editions Karthala, 1996), pp. 255-260, 280, 298-299, 313-314 & passim.
  • McCarthy, Cameron, 'The Palace of the Peacock: Wilson Harris and the Curriculum in Troubled Times', Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, 18.1 (1996), pp. 25-37. Also published as 'The Postcolonial Exemplar: Wilson Harris and the Curriculum in Troubled Times', in The Uses of Culture: Education and the Limits of Ethnic Affiliation (London: Routledge, 1998), pp. 21-35.
  • McCarthy, Cameron, 'The Predicament of Cultures: Wilson Harris, Postcolonial Literature and the Curriculum in Troubled Times', CLR James Journal, 7.1 (Winter 1999-2000), pp. 78-93. Also in Studies-in-the-Linguistic Sciences (Spring 2001), 31(1): pp. 3-17.
  • McCarthy, Cameron & Greg Dimitriadis, 'Art and the Postcolonial Imagination: Rethinking the Institutionalization of Third World Aesthetics and Theory', Ariel 31, 1&2 (January-April 2000), pp. 231-253. [ available online ]
  • McCarthy, Cameron & Greg Dimitriadis, 'Postcolonial Literature and the Curricular Imagination: Wilson Harris and the Pedagogical Implications of the Carnivalesque', Educational Philosophy & Theory, 36, 2 (April 2004), pp. 201-213.
  • McConnell Justine, 'Cross-cultural Nostoi: Wilson Harris's The Mask of the Beggar', in her Black Odysseys: The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora since 1939 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 181-210.
  • McDougall, Russell, 'Wilson Harris and the Art of Carnival Revolution', Commonwealth, 10.1 (Autumn 1987), pp. 77-90.
  • McDougall, Russell, 'Native Capacity, Blocked Psyche: Carnival and Capricornia', in The Literate Imagination, pp. 152-171.
  • McDougall, Russell, 'Music in the Body of the Book of Carnival', Journal of West Indian Literature, 4.2 (November 1990), pp. 1-24.
  • McDougall, Russell, 'Corporeal Music: The Scale of Myth and Adjectival Insistence in Palace of the Peacock', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 92-105.
  • McDougall, Russell, 'Walter Roth, Wilson Harris and a Caribbean /Post-Colonial Theory of Modernism', University of Toronto Quarterly, 67.2 (Spring 1998), pp. 567-591.
  • McDougall, Russell, 'Wilson Harris on the Frontiers of Myth-Criticism, 1978-1983', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 109-121.
  • McDougall, Russell, 'Language, Silence and the Laws of the Land: Randolph Stow's Tourmaline', in Aspects of Australian Fiction. Essays Presented to John Colmer, ed. Alan Brissenden (Perth: University of Western Australia Press, 1990), pp. 127-147. Discusses Wilson Harris's reactions to Tourmaline.
  • McDougall, Russell, '"The Unresolved Constitution": Birth-Myths and Rituals of Modern Guyana: Wilson Harris's The Sleepers of Roraima and Michael Gilkes' Couvade', Kunapipi, 25.2 (2003), pp. 95-107.
  • McDowell, John, 'The Duality of Language in Palace of the Peacock', Commonwealth Novel in English, 4.1 (Spring 1991), pp. 62-68.
  • McWatt, Mark, 'The Two Faces of El Dorado: Contrasting Attitudes towards History and Identity in West Indian Literature', in Mark McWatt, ed., West Indian Literature and its Social Context (Barbados: University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, 1985), pp. 33-47.
  • McWatt, Mark, 'Form and Originality: The Amerindian Fables of Wilson Harris', Journal of West Indian Literature, 1.2 (June 1987), pp. 35-49.
  • McWatt, Mark, 'The Madonna/Whore: Womb of Possibilities (the Early Novels)', in The Literate Imagination, pp. 31-44.
  • McWatt, Mark, 'The West Indian Writer and the Self: Recent “Fictional Autobiography” by Naipaul and Harris', Journal of West Indian Literature, 3.1 (January 1989), pp. 16-27.
  • McWatt, Mark, '"A Little Dazzle of Sun": Aspects of Wilson Harris's Comic Vision in Black Marsden', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 148-158.
  • McWatt, Mark, 'The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Writer', in Hena Maes-Jelinek, Gordon Collier & Geoffrey Davis, eds., A Talent(ed) Digger. Creations, Caemos and Essays in Honour of Anna Rutherford (Amsterdam & Atlanta: 1996), pp. 278-286.
  • McWatt, Mark, unpublished essay on Jonestown (1998), 13pp.
  • McWatt, Mark, '"Omens of Humanity": World Texts and Contexts in Wilson Harris's Critical Writings', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 125-137.
  • McWatt, Mark, 'The Guyana Landscape and the Language of the Imagination in the Fiction of Wilson Harris', The Arts Journal, 5.1&2 (March 2009), pp. 31-43.
  • McWatt, Mark, 'Wilson Harris: Understanding the Language of the Imagination', in Michael A. Bucknor & Alison Donnell, eds., The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature (Abingdon & New York: Routledge, 2011), pp. 34-42.
  • Meeks, Brian, 'Reasoning with Caliban's Reason', Small Axe 11 (March 2002), pp. 158-169. A review article of Paget Henry's Caliban's Reason. Comments on Wilson Harris.
  • Melville, Pauline, 'Wilson Harris, "In the Forests of the Night"', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 50-52.
  • Melville, Pauline, 'Guyanese Literature, Magic Realism and the South American Connection', Wasafiri, 28.3 (2013), pp. 7-11. Transcript of a lecture given on 29 November 2013 in Georgetown, Guyana.
  • Menezes de Souza, Lynn Mario T., 'De Versãoes Mutantes e Lama no Ventilador: A Questão da Historia na Literatura Pos Colonial', Cardenos de Estudos Linguisticos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 30 (1996), pp. 43-55.
  • Mitchell, Keith, 'All Our Yesterdays: Utopianism, Holocausts, and History in Wilson Harris' Jonestown', in Emily Allen Williams & Melvin B. Rahming, eds., Changing Currents: Transnational Caribbean Literary and Cultural Criticism (Trenton: Africa World Press, 2006), pp. 223-246.
  • Mitchell, Michael, 'The Fallible Magus: Reflections of Faustus in the Image of the Engineer in Athol Fugard, David Dabydeen and Wilson Harris', in Elmar Schenkel & Stephan Welz, eds., Lost Worlds and Mad Elephants: Literature, Science and Technology 1700-1900 Leipzig Explorations in Literature and Culture, vol. 2 (Berlin: Glienicke; Cambridge, MA: Galda + Wilch, 1999), pp. 287-304.
  • Mitchell, Michael, 'The Seigniory of Faust: Gnostic Scenery in The Infinite Rehearsal', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 168-178.
  • Mitchell, Michael, 'The Magus at Angel Inn', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 153-163.
  • Mitchell, Michael, 'With Covered Eyes: Amerindians and the Arts of Seeing in Wilson Harris and Steve McQueen', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 39.3 (2004), pp. 107-118.
  • Mitchell, Michael, 'Introduction', in Wilson Harris, Heartland (1964; Leeds Peepal Tree, 2009), pp. 11-17.
  • Mitchell, Michael, 'Introduction', in Wilson Harris, The Eye of the Scarecrow (Leeds: Peepal Tree, 2011), pp. xxff.
  • Mitchell, Michael, 'Legends of the Fall: On Rereading Companions of the Day and Night', Journal of Postcolonial Writing 49.2 (2013), pp. 187-197.
  • Mitchell, Michael, 'Wilson Harris: Magus of the Interior', in Re-Imagining the Guyanas / Les Guyanes Réimaginées, ed. by Lawrence Aje, Thomas Lacroix, & Judith Misrahi-Barak (Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2019), pp. 249–260.
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  • Moore-Gilbert, Bart, Postcolonial Theory: Contexts, Practices, Politics (London: Verso, 1997). Compares Harris's approach to post-colonialism to that of post-colonial theorists.
  • Moore-Gilbert, Bart, 'Death, Convergence and Rebirth in Two Black Novels: Kofi Awoonor's This Earth, My Brother and Wilson Harris's Heartland', Nigerian Journal of the Humanities, 2 (1978), pp. 6-17.
  • Mordecai, Pamela C., 'The West Indian Male Sensibility in Search of Itself: Some Comments on Nor Any Country, The Mimic Men, and The Secret Ladder', World Literature Written in English, 21.3 (Autumn 1982), pp. 629-643.
  • Moss, John G., 'William Blake and Wilson Harris: The Objective Vision', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 9.3 (April 1975), pp. 29-40.
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  • Mountfort, Paul, 'Beyond Ghetto Fixtures: a Brief Tribute to the Works of Wilson Harris', Takahe (Christchurch, New Zealand), 24 (1995), pp. 42-43.
  • Munro, Ian, 'The Manuscript of Ascent to Omai', New Letters, 40.1 (October 1973), p. 34.
  • Murray, Patricia, 'Creative Bridges: Some Aspects of Myth in Couvade and The Four Banks of the River of Space', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 77-83.
  • Murray, Patricia, 'The Trickster at the Border: Cross-Cultural Dialogue in the Caribbean', in Ashok Bery & Patricia Murray, eds., Comparing Postcolonial Literatures. Dislocations (London: Macmillan, 2000), pp. 177-192.
  • Murray Patricia, 'A Caribbean and Universal Self: Wilson Harris as "Warrior of the Imaginary"', in Kathleen Gyssels & Bénédicte Ledent, eds., The Caribbean Writer as Warrior of the Imaginary/L'Ecrivain caribéen, guerrier de l'imaginaire (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2008), pp. 189-202.
  • Murray, Stuart, 'Postcoloniality/Modernity: Wilson Harris and Postcolonial Theory', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 53-58.
  • Murray, Stuart, 'The Joys of Happy Eclecticism?: Teaching Wilson Harris', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 198-203.
  • Murray, Stuart, 'Wilson Harris in his Essays at the End of the Millenium: Time, Countertime, Writing', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 165-175.
  • Murray, Stuart, 'A Limb Remembering the Body: Slavery, Mutilation and Healing in the Caribbean Writing of Wilson Harris, V.S. Naipaul and Derek Walcott' in Gerrit-Jan Berendse and Mark Williams, eds., Terror and Text: Representing Political Violence in Literature and the Visual Arts (Beilefeld: Aisthesis Verlag, 2002), pp. 61-81.
  • Murray-Román, Jeannine, 'Rereading the Diminutive: Caribbean Chaos Theory in Antonio Benítez-Rojo, Edouard Glissant, and Wilson Harris', Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, 46 (March 2015), pp. 20–36.
  • Nair, Supriya, Caliban's Curse: George Lamming and the Revisioning of History (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996).
  • Nair, Supriya, 'Caribbean Ecopoetics: Dwellings in In the Castle of My Skin, Palace of the Peacock, and A House for Mr. Biswas', in Michael A. Bucknor and Alison Donnell, eds., The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature (London: Routledge, 2011), pp. 173–180.
  • Nasta, Susheila, ed., Reading the New Literatures in a Postcolonial Era, Essays and Studies 2000 (Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer, 2000), passim.
  • Nazareth, Peter, 'Out of Darkness: Conrad and Other Third World Writers', Conradiana, 14.3 (1982), pp. 173-187.
  • Nazareth, Peter, 'Time in the Third World: A Fictional Exploration', in C.D. Narasimhaiah, ed., Awakened Conscience: Studies in Commonwealth Literature (Hong Kong: Heinemann, 1978), pp. 195-205.
  • Ngai Mbataukaburu Wa, 'The Relationship between Literature and Society and How it Emerges in the Works of George Lamming, V.S. Naipaul and Wilson Harris', Busara, 8.2 (1976), pp. 53-67.
  • Niblett, Michael, 'The Unfinished Body: Narrative, Politics, and Global Community in Wilson Harris's The Infinite Rehearsal', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 43.1 (April 2007), pp. 18-31.
  • Niblett, Michael, 'The "impossible quest for wholeness": Sugar, Cassava, and the Ecological Aesthetic in The Guyana Quartet', Journal of Postcolonial Writing 49.2 (2013), pp. 148-160.
  • Niblett, Michael, 'Strange Correspondences: Late Capitalism and Late Style in the Work of Wilson Harris and John Berger', Ariel, 47.1&2 (January-April 2016), pp. 163-191.
  • Niblett, Michael, '"The Abstract Globe in One's Head": Robert Schomburgk, Wilson Harris, and the Ecology of Modernism', in Chris Campbell & Michael Niblett, eds., The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-ecology, Politics (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016), pp. 81-99.
  • Niblett, Michael, 'Demon Landscapes, Uneven Ecologies: Folk-Spirits in Guyanese Fiction', in James Christie & Nesrin Degirmencioglu, eds., Cultures of Uneven and Combined Development (Leiden & Boston: Bril, 2019), pp. 314-338.
  • Nielsen, Aldon L., 'Reading James Reading', Hambone, 10 (Spring 1992), pp. 205-211.
  • Nielsen, Aldon L., '"Hieroglyphics of Space": Wilson Harris in The Waiting Room', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 125-131.
  • Nielsen, Aldon L., 'Reading James Reading', in C.L.R.James. His Intellectual Legacies, eds. R.Cudjoe & William E. Cain (Amherst: University of Massachusetts P, 1995), pp. 348-355. This essay is largely on Wilson Harris.
  • Noxolo, Patricia, 'A Shape Which Represents an Eternity of Riddles: Fractals and Scale in the Work of Wilson Harris', Cultural Geographies, 23.3 (July 2016), pp. 373–385.
  • Noxolo, Patricia & Marika Preziuso, 'Postcolonial Imaginations: Approaching a "Fictionable" World through the Novels of Maryse Condé and Wilson Harris', Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 103.1 (January 2013), pp. 163-179.
  • Noxolo, Patricia & Marika Preziuso, 'Moving Matter: Language in Caribbean Literature as Translation between Dynamic Forms of Matter', Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 14.1 (2012), pp. 120–135.
  • O'Callaghan, Evelyn, 'Selected Creole Sociolinguistic Patterns in the West Indian Novel', in Erika Sollish Smilowitz & Roberta Quarles Knowles, eds., Critical Issues in West Indian Literature (Parkersburg: Caribbean Books, 1984), pp. 125-136.
  • O'Callaghan, Evelyn, 'The Outsider's Voice: White Creole Women Novelists in the Caribbean Literary Tradition', Journal of West Indian Literature, 1.1 (October 1986), pp. 74-88.
  • Olinder, Britta, 'Survival, Reincarnation, Palace of the Peacock: Attitudes to Death and Life in Commonwealth Literature', in Britta Olinder, ed., Breaking Circles (Mundelsrup: Dangaroo Press, 1991), pp. 202-217.
  • Oloff, Kerstin D., 'Wilson Harris, Regionalism and Postcolonial Studies', in Michael Niblett & Kerstin Oloff, eds., Perspectives on the 'Other America': Comparative Approaches to Caribbean and Latin American Culture (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2009), pp. 233-256.
  • Olubas, Brigitta, '"The Mind of Fiction": Questions of Theory and Reading in Wilson Harris's Essays', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 187-197.
  • Page, Eimer, 'Historical Consciousness in the Writings of Wilson Harris and Edouard Glissant', in Bénédicte Ledent, ed., Bridges Across Chasms. Towards a Transcultural Future in Caribbean Literature (Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature, 2004), pp. 47-54.
  • Pagnoulle, Christine, 'Through and Beyond Demarcations: Wilson Harris's Carnival', Journal of West Indian Literature, 5.1&2 (August 1992), pp. 75-84.
  • Pagnoulle, Christine, 'Etrangetés dans le Carnaval de Wilson Harris', Palimpsestes 6 (1991), pp. 75-83.
  • Pannetier-Manckoundia, Florence, 'Revisiting the Universal : Wilson Harris and Edouard Glissant', in The Global and the Particular in the English-Speaking World, ed. Jean-Pierre Durix, Collection Kaléidoscopes (Dijon : Editions Universitaires de Dijon, 2002), pp. 80-87.
  • Parameswaran, Uma, 'Amid the Alien Corn: Biculturalism and the Challenge of Commonwealth Literary Criticism', World Literature Written in English, 21.2 (Summer 1982), pp. 240-254.
  • Patterson, Anita, 'Pastoral Poetry and Transculturation in Guyana: The Contexts of Wilson Harris's "Trail"', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 37.2 (2002), pp. 107-135.
  • Patterson, Anita, 'Signifying Modernism in Wilson Harris's Eternity to Season', in her Race, American Literature and Transnational Modernisms (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), pp. 130-159.
  • Peters, Bradley T., 'The Significance of Dream Consciousness in Heart of Darkness and Palace of the Peacock', Conradiana, 22.2 (1990), pp. 127-141.
  • Petersen, Kirsten Holst, & Anna Rutherford, eds., Enigma of Values: An Introduction (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1975), pp. 9-41.
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  • Phillips, Caryl, 'The Gift of Displacement', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 45-50.
  • Phillips, Ricardo Rowan, 'The Difficult Archangel: On the Poetry of Wilson Harris', CLR James Journal, 7.1 (Winter 1999-2000), pp. 14-19.
  • Pike, Frank, 'Wilson Harris at Faber and Faber', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 104-106.
  • Poynting, Jeremy, 'Half Dialectical, Half Metaphysical: The Far Journey of Oudin', in The Literate Imagination, pp. 103-128.
  • Pozdick, Ralph, 'Nationalism, Cross-Culturalism, and Utopian Vision in South African Utopian and Dystopian Writing', Research in African Literatures, 32.3 (Fall 2001), pp. 177-197, Passim.
  • Pozzi, Monica, 'A Conversation with Wilson Harris', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 260-270.
  • Pozzi, Monica, 'When the Other is Wilson Harris', in Marco Fazzini, ed., Resisting Alterities: Wilson Harris and Other Avatars of Otherness, Cross/Cultures 71 (Amsterdam & New York, Rodopi, 2004), pp. 21-40.
  • Prior, Anthony, 'Living in Limbo', in Routes of the Roots. Geography and Literature in the English-Speaking Countries, ed. by Isabella Maria Zoppi (Roma: Bulzoni Editore, 1998), pp. 581-593.
  • Punter, David, Postcolonial Imaginings. Fictions of a New World Order (Edinburgh University Press, 2000), passim.
  • Punter, David, 'John Buchan and Wilson Harris: Myth and Counter-Myth, Exploration and Empire', in Michael Gardiner, Graeme Macdonald & Niall O'Gallagher, eds., Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011), pp. 98-108.
  • Raine, Kathleen, 'Discovering Wilson Harris', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 42-45.
  • Ramaswamy, S., 'Wilson Harris's Genesis of the Clowns', in G.S. Amur., V.R.N. Prasad., B.V. Nemade & N.H. Nihalani., eds., Indian Readings in Commonwealth Literature (New York: Apt. & New Delhi: Sterling, 1985).
  • Ramchand, Kenneth, 'The Dislocated Image', New World (Guyana Independence Issue, 1966), pp. 107-110.
  • Ramchand, Kenneth, 'Introduction to “Kanaima”', in Kenneth Ramchand, ed., West Indian Narrative (London: Nelson, 1966), pp. 195-197.
  • Ramchand, Kenneth, 'Preface' to Palace of the Peacock (London: Faber & Faber, 1968, paperback edition), unpaginated.
  • Ramchand, Kenneth, 'The Significance of the Aborigine in Wilson Harris's Fiction', Literary Half-Yearly, 11 (July 1970), pp. 7-16; rpt. in The West Indian Novel and its Background (London: Faber & Faber, 1970; 2d edition, London: Heinemann, 1983), pp. 164-174. Discusses various themes in Harris's novels up to The Waiting Room.
  • Ramchand, Kenneth, 'The West Indies', in Bruce King, ed., Literatures of the World in English (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1974), pp. 208-211.
  • Ramchand, Kenneth, 'The Secret Ladder', in An Introduction to the Study of West Indian Literature (England & Jamaica: Nelson Caribbean, 1976), pp. 155-179.
  • Ramchand, Kenneth, 'Pursuing the Palace of the Peacock', in Wilson Harris, Palace of the Peacock (London: Faber Caribbean Series, Faber & Faber, 1998), pp. 119-138.
  • Ramchand, Kenneth, 'Tell Me Where to Look: The Lost and Alienated Manuscripts of West Indian Writers', Caribbean Quarterly, 62.3&4 (2016), pp. 321-330.
  • Ramraj, Victor J., 'Palace of the Peacock: A Portrait of the Artist', World Literature Written in English, 22.1 (Spring 1983),pp. 47-54.
  • Ramraj, Victor J., 'Short Fiction', in James A. Arnold, ed., A History of Literature in the Caribbean (Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2001), pp. 199-223.
  • Reif-Huelser, Monika, 'Transcultural Imagination: Wilson Harris's Novel The Palace of the Peacock and the Theatre of Memory', Litteraria Pragensia: Studies in Literature and Culture, 18.35 (July 2008), pp. 77-99.
  • Renk, Kathleen, 'Genesis of the Gods: The Cosmic Visions of Jean Rhys and Wilson Harris', Southern Review, 27.4 (December 1994), pp. 475-487.
  • Renk, Kathleen J., Caribbean Shadows and Victorian Ghosts. Women's Writing and Decolonization (Charlottesville & London: University Press of Virginia, 1999).
  • Riach, Alan, 'The Scottish Element in Black Marsden', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 159-169; rpt. in The Scottish Literary Journal, 18.1 (May 1991), pp. 68-81.
  • Riach, Alan, 'The Presence of Actual Angels: The Fractal Poetics of Wilson Harris', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 34-44.
  • Riach, Alan, 'Other than Realism: Magic and Violence in Modern Scottish Fiction and the Recent Work of Wilson Harris', International Journal of Scottish Literature, 4 (2008), pp. 1–13.
  • Ricci Nino & Concilio, Carmen, Ancient Roots and Modern Frontiers (Torino: Editrice Tirrenia Stampatori, 2003). Passim.
  • Riley, Winston, 'Imagination', Trinidad and Tobago Review (June 1997), pp. 24-34.
  • Robinson, Gemma, 'Vocabularies of Protest and Resistance: the Early Work of Wilson Harris and Martin Carter', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 36-46.
  • Robinson, Gemma, 'Redemptive Strategies in Wilson Harris's Jonestown and Martin Carter's Poems of Affinity', in Bénédicte Ledent, ed., Bridges Across Chasms. Towards a Transcultural Future in Caribbean Literature (Liège: L3 - Liège Language and Literature, 2004), pp. 55-63.
  • Robinson, Gemma, 'The Reality of Trespass: Wilson Harris and an Impossible Poetics of the Americas', Journal of Postcolonial Writing 49.2 (2013), pp. 133-147.
  • Robinson, Jeffrey, 'The Aboriginal Enigma: Heart of Darkness, Voss, and Palace of the Peacock', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 20.1 (1985), pp. 148-155.
  • Robinson, Jeffrey, 'The Guyaneseness of Guyanese Writing', Kyk-Over-Al, 31 (June 1985), pp. 47-51.
  • Robinson, Jeffrey, 'The White Goddess and Palace of the Peacock', Journal of West Indian Literature, 2, 2 (October 1988), pp. 15-22.
  • Rogers, Charlotte, '"City of God, City of Gold": Mystical Ecology and Environmental Exploitation in Wilson Harris's The Secret Ladder', in her Mourning El Dorado (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019), pp. 94-128.
  • Rohlehr, Gordon, 'The Creative Writer and West Indian Society', Kaie: The Literary Vision of Carifesta, 72, pp. 48-77.
  • Rohlehr, Gordon, The Shape of that Hurt and Other Essays (Port-of-Spain: Longman Trinidad, 1992). Harris discussed in passing in most of the essays.
  • Ross, Jack, 'Wilson Harris, Joseph Conrad, and the South American "Quest" Novel', Landfall, 184 (December 1992), pp. 455-468. [ available online ]
  • Russell, D.W., 'The Dislocating Art of Memory: An Analysis of Wilson Harris's Tumatumari', World Literature Written in English, 13.2 (November 1974), pp. 234-249.
  • Salkey, Andrew, Georgetown Journal (London: New Beacon Books, 1972), pp. 79-84.
  • Sander, Reinhard W., 'The Quest for Form: Wilson Harris's Contributions to Kyk-Over-Al', World Literature Written in English, 22.1 (Spring 1983), pp. 17-27.
  • Schäfer, Uwe, 'Terror and (Revolutionary?) Hope: Immanent Moments in Wilson Harris's Resurrection at Sorrow Hill', Christianity and Literature, 45.1 (Autumn 1995), pp. 67-80.
  • Schäfer, Uwe, '"Both/And" and/or "Either/Or". Syncretism and Imagination in the Novels of Wilson Harris and Bessie Head', in Peter O. Stummer & Christopher Balme, eds., Fusion of Cultures? (Amsterdam & Atlanta: Rodopi, 1996), pp. 41-47.
  • Schäfer, Uwe, 'Fleshing the Cannibal's Bones: Samuel Beckett's Imagination Dead Imagine and Wilson Harris's Jonestown', Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, 18.2 (Spring 1996), pp. 1-12.
  • Schäfer, Uwe, 'Visions without Presence: Imagination and the Collective Unconscious in the Poetics of Wilson Harris and Edouard Glissant', in Gordon Collier, Dieter Riemenschneider & Frank Schulze-Engler, eds., Post-Colonial Theory and the Emergence of a Global Society, ACOLIT, Special Issue 3 (Frankfurt am Main: ASNEL, 1998), pp. 65-67.
  • Schmidt, Michael, 'Displacement and Expropriation: Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, George Lamming, Wilson Harris, Ben Okri, Wole Soyinka, Nadine Gordimer, Olive Schreiner, Bessie Head, Alice Walker', in his The Novel: A Biography (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014), pp. 969-989.
  • Scott, Dennis, 'Novels of Wilson Harris Reveal Guyana History', Jamaica, Sunday Gleaner, 22 February 1970, pp. 4-10.
  • Scott, Lawrence, 'Poems (Last August; Mayaro; Hingwan Style; Afterthought)', in Theatre of the Arts, pp. 37-41.
  • Searl, Eva & Hena Maes-Jelinek, 'Comedy of Intensity: Wilson Harris's Black Marsden', Commonwealth Newsletter, 4 (July 1973), pp. 21-29.
  • Searl, Eva, 'T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets and Wilson Harris's The Waiting Room', in Hena Maes-Jelinek, ed., Commonwealth Literature and the Modern World (Brussels: Didier, 1975), pp. 51-59.
  • Searl, Eva, 'Companions of the Day and Night', Commonwealth Newsletter, 9 (January 1976), pp. 46-58.
  • Sen, Sharmila, 'Wilson Harris's “Who-You Bird”, Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 34.2 (1999), pp. 33-46.
  • Seymour, Arthur James, New Writing in the Caribbean, Guyana Lithographic Co. (Carifesta 1972).
  • Seymour, Arthur James, 'Wilson Harris and the Novel 1966-1976', in Independence 10, Guyanese Writing 1966-1976 (Georgetown: National History and Arts Council, 1976), pp. 10-13.
  • Sharrad, Paul, 'Palace of the Peacock and the Tragic Muse', The Literary Criterion 16 (1981), pp. 44-58.
  • Sharrad, Paul, 'The Art of Memory and the Liberation of History: Wilson Harris's Witnessing of Time', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 27.1 (1992), pp. 110-127.
  • Shaw, Gregory, 'Art and Dialectic in the Work of Wilson Harris', New Left Review, 153 (September/October 1985), pp. 121-128.
  • Shaw, Gregory, 'The Novelist as Shaman', in The Literate Imagination, pp. 141-151.
  • Shaw, Gregory, 'Wilson Harris's Metamorphoses: Animal and Vegetable Masks in Palace of the Peacock', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 158-170.
  • Simon, Louis, 'The Politics of Complex Faith: Wilson Harris's Resurrection at Sorrow Hill', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 31.2 (1996), pp. 75-86.
  • Simon, Louis, 'Writing, Reading and Altered Consciousness in Jonestown', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 207-214.
  • Skinner, John, 'From Modernism to Postcolonialism: Shifting Perspectives on Conrad's Heart of Darkness', in Buscall, Jon & Pickering, Outi, eds., Approaches to Narrative Fiction (University of Turku: Anglicana Turkuensia), partly on Palace of the Peacock.
  • Slemon, Stephen, 'Revisioning Allegory: Wilson Harris's Carnival', Kunapipi, 8.2 (1986), pp. 45-55.
  • Slemon, Stephen, 'Carnival and the Canon', Ariel, 19.3 (July 1988), pp. 59-75. [ available online ]
  • Slemon, Stephen, 'Reading for Resistance in the Post-Colonial Literatures', in Hena Maes-Jelinek, Kirsten Holst Petersen & Anna Rutherford, eds., A Shaping of Connections: Commonwealth Studies-Then and Now (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1989), pp. 100-115.
  • Slemon, Stephen, 'Wilson Harris and the "Subject" of Realism', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 70-82.
  • Simon, Louis, 'The Politics of Complex Faith: Wilson Harris's Resurrection at Sorrow Hill', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 21.2 (1996), pp. 75-86.
  • Smith, Victoria, '"English" as Guyana's Medium of Expression', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 7.2 (2013), pp. 99–115.
  • Sparer, Joyce L., 'The Art of Wilson Harris', in New Beacon Reviews: Collection One, ed. John La Rose (London: New Beacon Books, 1968), PAGES. Originally as two review articles in Sunday Chronicle (Georgetown, Guyana, December 1967).
  • Steele, Fernanda, 'Breaking Down Barriers as Genesis of a New Beginning in Palace of the Peacock, Review of Contemporary Fiction, 17.2 (Summer 1997), pp. 63-66.
  • Stein, Michael Thomas, 'Fictional Autobiography in the Caribbean: George Lamming's In the Castle of My Skin and Wilson Harris's The Infinite Rehearsal', in Alfred Hornung & Ernstpeter Ruhe, eds., Postcolonialism and Autobiography (Amsterdam & Atlanta: Rodopi, 1998), pp. 249-257.
  • Stephanides, Stephanos, 'Victory Over Time in the Kali Puja and in Wilson Harris's The Far Journey of Oudin', in The Literate Imagination, pp. 129-140; rpt. in Frank Birbalsingh, ed., Indenture and Exile: The Indo-Caribbean Experience (Toronto: TSAR, 1989), pp. 234-243.
  • Stephanides, Stephanos with Karna Singh, Translating Kali's Feast. The Goddess in Indo-Caribbean Ritual and Fiction (Amsterdam & Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000), pp. 37-48, passim.
  • Stephanides, Stephanos, 'Goddesses, Ghosts and Translatability in Wilson Harris's Jonestown', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 232-241.
  • Stephanides, Stephanos, 'Crossing Dark Waters: a Perspective on Indian and West Indian Postcolonial Fiction', Gramma: periodiko theories & kritikes (University of Thessaloniki), 3 (1995), pp. 169-183.
  • Steward, Joyce, 'The Latent Ground of Old and New Personalities: Wilson Harris's Politics', in West Indian Literature and its Political Context. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on West Indian Literature, 25-28 March 1987, University of Puerto Rico, pp. 187-201.
  • Steward, Joyce, 'Woman as Life or “Spirit of Place”. Wilson Harris's Companions of the Day and Night', in Carole Boyce Davis & Elaine Savory Fido, eds., Out of the Kumbla. Caribbean Women and Literature (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1990), pp. 237-47.
  • Stummer, Peter, 'For Wilson Harris on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday', in Theatre of the Arts, p.51.
  • Summers, Deborah Booth, 'Pregnant Possibilities: The Boundary-Shattering Transformation of the Caribbean Woman in Brodber's Jane and Louisa Will Soon Come Home and Harris's The Whole Armour', Journal of West Indian Literature, 16.1 (November 2007), pp. 1-14.
  • Tabuteau, Eric, 'Images du multiculturalisme dans le roman antillais anglophone: Wilson Harris, George Lamming, V.S. Naipaul, Sam Selvon' (BP 199, 59654 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex, France: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 1997).
  • Tabuteau, Eric, 'Avant-Garde Images of Multiculturalism in Wilson Harris's The Guyana Quartet', in Interfaces, 13 (Dijon, 1998), pp. 139-154.
  • Terry, Jennifer, 'Landscapes of the Caribbean Plantation and Interior: Maryse Condé, Édouard Glissant, Wilson Harris, Jamaica Kincaid, Earl Lovelace, Paule Marshall, Jacques Roumain', in her Shuttles in the Rocking Loom: Mapping the Black Diaspora in African American and Caribbean Fiction (Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2013).
  • Tew, Philip, 'Experimental British Fiction of the Sixties: Five Meta-Modern Novelists', in Philip Tew et al., eds, The 1960s: A Decade of Modern British Fiction (London: Bloomsbury, 2018), pp. 193–226.
  • Thieme, John, 'After Empire: Postcolonial Short Fiction and the Oral Tradition', in Dominic Head, ed., The Cambridge History of the English Short Story (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016), pp. 377-394.
  • Thomas, Elizabeth, 'Wilson Harris: Leading the Reader to the (Garden) Gate', SPAN, 22 (April 1986), pp. 105-113.
  • Thomas, Sue, '"Tripping out in foreign": Erna Brodber's Re-vision of Caribbean Modernity in Myal', New Literatures Review, 35 (Summer 1998), pp. 95-114. Quotes Wilson Harris several times.
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  • Tiffin, Helen, '"Looking Back into the Future": Literature in the English Speaking Caribbean', New Literatures Review, 7, pp. 7-17.
  • Tiffin, Helen, 'The Metaphor of Anancy in Caribbean Literature', in Rob Sellick, ed., Myth and Metaphor, Essays & Monograph Series 1 (Adelaide: Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English: 1982), pp. 15-52.
  • Tiffin, Helen, '"Retrace My Steps": Heartland, Heart of Darkness, and Post-Colonial Counter-Discourse', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 127-139.
  • Toliver, Victoria, 'Vodun Iconography in Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 173-190.
  • Tomasi, Luca, 'Hard Bitter Style of Words: Wilson Harris's Far Journey into Italian', Caribana, 1 (1990), pp. 63-70.
  • Tomasi, Luca, 'I Viaggi Visionari di Juan Rulfo e Wilson Harris', Africa, America, Asia, Australia, 12, pp. 129-134.
  • Torres-Saillant, Silvio, Caribbean Poetics: Towards an Aesthetic of West Indian Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997). Refers to Harris a few times.
  • Tunca, Daria, 'Intersections on the "Map of Art": Metaphor in Ben Okri's Dangerous Love and Wilson Harris's The Mask of the Beggar', in Gordon Collier et al., eds., The Cross-Cultural Legacy: Critical and Creative Writings in Memory of Hena Maes-Jelinek, Cross/Cultures 193 (Leiden & Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2016), pp. 81–95.
  • Upstone, Sarah, 'Anancy as Trickster: Magical Spaces in the Fiction of Wilson Harris', World Literature Written in English 40.2 (2004), pp. 23-39.
  • Upstone, Sara, 'The Fulcrum of Instability: Postcolonial Journeys', in her Spatial Politics in the Postcolonial Novel (London: Routledge, 2016), pp. 57-83.
  • Urs, S.N. Vikrarm Raj, 'Wilson Harris: A Major Voice from the Caribbean', Commonwealth Quarterly, 15.4 (September 1980), pp. 87-109.
  • Van Sertima, Ivan, 'Wilson Harris, Palace of the Peacock and The Far Journey of Oudin', in Caribbean Writers (London: New Beacon Books, 1968), pp. 33-38.
  • Van Sertima, Ivan, 'Astride Two Visions', CAM Newsletter 11 (July/November 1969), pp. 1-7; CAM Newsletter 12 (August 1970), pp. 11-17.
  • Van Sertima, Ivan, 'Introducing Wilson Harris', Review, Spring 1974, pp. 60-62.
  • Van Sertima, Ivan, 'The Sleeping Rocks: Wilson Harris's Tumatumari', in Kirsten Holst Petersen & Anna Rutherford, eds., Enigma of Values (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1975), pp. 109-124.
  • Van Sertima, Ivan, 'Into the Black Hole: A Study of Wilson Harris's Companions of the Day and Night', ACLALS Bulletin, 4th series, 4 (1976), pp. 65-77.
  • Walcott, Derek, 'Neo-Realism Parallel Noted in WI Novels', Sunday Guardian (Trinidad), 24 April 1960. Review article.
  • Walcott, Derek, 'A Work of Power and Imagination', Sunday Guardian (Trinidad), 16 October 1960. Review article.
  • Walcott, Derek, 'A Journey into the Interior', Sunday Guardian (Trinidad), 11 April 1965. Review article.
  • Walcott, Derek, 'Analysing Wilson Harris', Sunday Guardian (Trinidad), 30 May 1965. Review article.
  • Walcott, Derek, 'The Explorer is in Danger of Disappearing: New Books in Brief', Sunday Guardian (Trinidad), 27 February 1966. Review article.
  • Walcott, Derek, 'Tracking Mr Wilson Harris', Sunday Guardian (Trinidad), 24 April 1966. Review article.
  • Walcott, Derek, 'There's No Bitterness in Our Literature . . . No Matter How Degrading Our History', Trinidad Guardian, 22 May 1966. Review article.
  • Walcott, Derek, 'The Gift of Comedy; West Indian Gaiety: Our Most Successful Role', Sunday Guardian (Trinidad; Magazine Section), 22 October 1967. Review article.
  • Walkley, Jane, 'Ascent to Omai or the Ascent of Man', Commonwealth Newsletter, 9 (1976), pp. 42-45.
  • Wallart, Kerry-Jane, 'The Ghost in Wilson Harris's The Guyana Quartet: "Matter That Matters"', in Mélanie Joseph-Vilain & Judith Misrahi-Barak, eds., Postcolonial Ghosts / Fantômes Post-Coloniaux (Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2009), pp. 387-401.
  • Walmsley, Anne, The Caribbean Artists Movement, 1966-1972 (London & Port of Spain: New beacon Books, 1992). Contains many comments on Wilson Harris.
  • Walsh, William, Commonwealth Literature (London: Oxford University Press, 1973), pp. 53-55.
  • Webb, Barbara J., Myth and History in Caribbean Fiction: Alejo Carpentier, Wilson Harris, and Edouard Glissant (Amherst, University of Massachusetts Press, 1992.) Contains comparative discussions of Harris's early novels in three chapters.
  • Weiss, Timothy, 'The Living and the Dead: Translational Identities in Wilson Haris's The Tree of the Sun', in Mélanie Joseph-Vilain & Judith Misrahi-Barak, eds., Postcolonial Ghosts / Fantômes Post-Coloniaux (Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2009), pp. 371-386.
  • Wicht, Wolfgang, 'Wilson Harris und sein Roman The Palace of the Peacock: Anti-Realismus, postkoloniale Demarginalisierung', Gulliver: Deutsch-Englische Jahrbücher Band 30 (Hamburg: Argument Verlag, 1991), pp. 8-25.
  • Wicht, Wolfgang, 'Postcolonial Narrative and the Cross-Cultural Imagination. Notes About Wilson Harris', Hard Times (Berlin), 50 (Nov.-Dec. 1993), pp. 88-91.
  • Wicht, Wolfgang, 'Die kulturelle Kreuzung von Karibik und Metropole: Harris, Wakcott, Lamming, Naipaul, D'Aguiar, Phillips und die Theorie des Postkolonialismus', in Hermann Herlinghous und Utz Riese, eds., Sprünge im Spiegel. Postkoloniale Aporien der moderne in beiden Amerika [sic] (Bonn: Bouvier Verlag, 1997), pp. 208-244.
  • Wicht, Wolfgang, 'Walter Raleigh-Guyana-Wilson Harris: Alterität und Identität des Ortes', in Robert Weimann, ed., Ränder der Moderne: Repräsentation und Alterität im (post)kolonialen Diskurs (Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1997), pp. 186-241.
  • Wiggins, Wilvin, 'Wilson Harris and West Indian Poetics', Art Review (Summer 1982), 8 pp.
  • Wilentz, Gay, 'Wilson Harris's Divine Comedy of Existence: Miniaturizations of the Cosmos in Palace of the Peacock', Kunapipi, 8.2 (1986), pp. 56-66.
  • Wilkinson, Jane, 'Orchestrating Otherness-Sounds and Voices in a Post-Colonial Precursor', in V. De Scarpis, L. Innocenti, F. Marucci, A. Pajalich, eds., Intrecci e contaminazioni, Atti del XIV Congresso Nazionale dell'AIA (Venezia : Supernova, 1993), pp. 290-296.
  • Wilkinson, Nick, 'The Novel and a Vision of the Land', in C.D. Narasimhaiah, ed., Awakened Conscience: Studies in Commonwealth Literature (Hong Kong: Heinemann, 1978), pp. 185-194.
  • Williams, Denis, Image and Idea in the Arts of Guyana (Georgetown: Edgar Mittelholzer Memorial Lectures, 1969).
  • Williams, James Reay, 'Self, Dialect and Dialogue: The Multilingual Modernism of Wilson Harris', in his Multilingualism and the Twentieth-Century Nove:. New Comparisons in World Literature (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), pp. 109-150.
  • Williams, Mark, 'Why We Should Read Wilson Harris', Landfall, 154 (June 1985) 39.2, pp. 144-151.
  • Williams, Mark, 'Containing Continents: The Moralized Landscapes of Conrad, Greene, White and Harris', Kunapipi, 7.1 (1985), pp. 34-45.
  • Williams, Mark, 'The Novel as National Epic: Wilson Harris, Salman Rushdie, Keri Hulme', in Bruce King, ed., The Commonwealth Novel Since 1960 (London: Macmillan, 1991), pp. 185-197.
  • Williams, Mark, '"Urban Archipelagoes": Wilson Harris and the Post-Colonial Novel', in Hena Maes-Jelinek, Gordon Collier & Geoffrey Davis, eds., A Talent(ed) Digger: Creations, Cameos and Essays in Honour of Anna Rutherford (Amsterdam & Atlanta: Rodopi, 1996), pp. 271-278.
  • Williams, Mark & Alan Riach, 'Finding the Centre: "English" Poetry after Empire', Kunapipi, 11.1 (1989), pp. 97-106. This issue of Kunapipi was also published under the title After Europe.
  • Williams, Mark & Alan Riach, 'Reading Wilson Harris', in The Uncompromising Imagination, pp. 51-60.
  • Wilson-Tagoe, Nana, 'The Backward Glance: African Continuities as Gateways to Definition in Caribbean Writing: Harris, Lamming and Brathwaite Re-examined', in Chidi Ikonne, Ebele Eko, Julia Eko, eds., Black Culture and Black Consciousness in Literature (Nigeria: University of Calabar/Heinemann, 1987), pp. 143-154.
  • Wilson-Tagoe, Nana, 'Beyond Realism: Wilson Harris and the Immateriality of Freedom', in Historical Thought and Literary Representation in West Indian Literature (University Press of Florida, University of the West Indies and Oxford: James Currey, 1998), pp. 106-126.
  • Winks, Christopher, 'A Great Bridge That Cannot Be Seen: Caribbean Literature as Comparative Literature', Comparative Literature, 61.3 (June 2009), pp. 244–255.
  • Winship, Janice, 'The River Sea and Time: with Special Reference to Edward Brathwaite, Alejo Carpentier, and Wilson Harris', Afras Journal (Sussex University), 1 (Spring 1972).
  • Zubeda, Jalalzai, 'The Ethics of Love and Indifference: Readings of Brotherhood and Isolation in Wilson Harris and V.S.Naipaul', Journal of West Indian Literature, 9.1 (2000), pp. 70-82.

 

Entries in Encyclopedias & Reference Works

  • Entry in H. May & J.G. Lesniak, eds., Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series (Detroit: Gale Research, 1989, Volume 27).
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Wilson Harris', in Dictionnaire des auteurs (Paris: Robert Laffont, 1994).
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Wilson Harris', in Béatrice Didier, ed, Dictionnaire universel des littératures (vol. 2) (Paris: PUF, 1994), p. 1479.
  • Herdeck, Donald E., in Caribbean Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical-Critical Encyclopedia (Washington, D.C.: Three Continents Press, 1979), pp. 87-90.
  • Jones, Joseph & Joanna Jones, 'Wilson Harris', in Authors and Areas of the West Indies (Austin, Texas: Steck-Vaughn Company, 1970), pp. 24-25.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Wilson Harris', in Post-War Literatures in English (Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff, 1991). Second, revised and updated edition, 1997, 21 pp.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Wilson Harris', in Routledge Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (London: Routledge, 1994), pp. 632-635.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Wilson Harris', in John C.Hawley, ed., Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001), pp. 225-229.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, 'Wilson Harris', Literary Encyclopedia, 22 March 2004.
  • Szeman, Imre, 'Harris, Wilson', in Alan Parker & Mark Willhardt, eds., Who's Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry (London: Routledge, 2001), p. 135.
  • Thieme, John, 'Wilson Harris', in Paul Schellinger, ed., Encyclopedia of the Novel, vol.1 (Chicago & London: Fizroy Dearborn Publishers, 1998), pp. 530-531.

 

Dissertations

  • Akoma, Chiji Russell, 'Between the Spoken and the Written: Folklore and Afro-Diasporic Narrative', State University of New York, Binghamton, 1998.
  • Andre, Christopher Brooks, 'Dollars: International Monetary Order, the Nation-State and the Development of Literary Modernism (Gertrude Stein, Anthony Burgess, John Dos Passos, Wyndham Lewis, Wilson Harris)', Duke University, 1997.
  • Asantewa, Michelle, 'Guyanese Comfa: Arts of the Imagination', PhD thesis, London Metropolitan University, 2009.
  • Blackburn, Catherine, 'Curable Wounds: Indigenous Healing Rituals in Australian Aboriginal and Caribbean Anglophone Literatures', PhD thesis, University of Puerto Rico, 2012, 250 pp.
  • Brice-Finch, Jacqueline Laverne, 'The Caribbean Diaspora: Four Aspects, in Novel From 1971-1985', University of Maryland College Park, 1987.
  • Campbell, Elaine, 'West Indian Fiction: A Literature of Exile', Brandeis University, 1981, 290 pp.
  • Crew, Gary, 'The Child Metaphor in the Fiction of Wilson Harris', MA Thesis, University of Queensland, 1985.
  • Delfino, Gianluca, 'Time, History, and Philosophy in the Works of Wilson Harris', PhD thesis, Università degli studi di Torino, 2009, 230 pp.
  • Derose, Michelle Diane, 'Caliban Takes up his Pen: The Epic Poetry of Kamau Brathwaite, Derek Walcott and Andrew Salkey', University of Iowa, 1996.
  • Dieke, Ikenna, 'Archetypal Patterns in African, Afro-American and Caribbean Literature', PhD dissertation, University of Southern Illinois at Carbondale, 1983, 147 pp.
  • Döring, Tobias, 'Caribbean-English Passages: Intertextuality in a Postcolonial Tradition', Freie Universität Berlin, 1999.
  • Doyle, Mary Ann, 'Re-Thinking Readings and Writing in the Study of Literature (Literary Studies, Ethnography)', PhD dissertation, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1992, 182 pp.
  • Dubois, Dominique, 'Le 'Guyana Quartet' ou la quête de la totalité', Thèse de 3ème cycle, Université de Lille III, 1983.
  • Dubois, Dominique, 'Langage et transcendance dans l'œuvre de Wilson Harris', Thèse de doctorat, Université de Bourgogne, 1997.
  • DuBois Bourenane, Heather L., 'Rewriting the Real: Magical Realism and the Fiction of Wilson Harris and Ben Okri', MA thesis, Ohio State University, 2000, 158 pp.
  • Durrant, Samuel, 'Wilson Harris's Hosting of History, in Some Kind of  Tomorrow. Postcolonial Narrative and the Work of Mourning', Queen's University, Ontario, 1999, 205 p.
  • Edgerton, Mary Susan Huddleston, 'Cultural Studies and the Multicultural Curriculum', Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1992, 279 pp.
  • Edwards, Norval Ronald, 'At the Edge of Writing and Speech: Towards a Caribbean Ethnopoetics', PhD dissertation, York University (Canada), 1995, 402 pp.
  • Elliott, Lorris, 'Time, Self and Narrative: A Study of Wilson Harris's "Guiana Quartet"', PhD dissertation, University of Montreal, 1974.
  • Ellis, David, Writing Home: Black Writing in Britain since the War, University of Essex (U.K.), 1993.
  • Engman, Suzanna, 'Quantum ghosts: Gateway to the imagination in the novels of Wilson Harris', PhD dissertation, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (Puerto Rico), 2008, 317 pp.
  • Fenwick, Andrew Mac, 'Perilous adventures: Imagining the eschatological unity of local and global. Metaphorical and metonymical modes of interpretation in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children and Wilson Harris's The Guyana Quartet', PhD dissertation, Queen's University at Kingston (Canada), 2003, 265 pp.
  • Forbes, Joyce T., 'Magical Realism: A Study of Seven Wilson Harris Novels', University of the West Indies, 1976.
  • François, Pierre, 'The Myth of the Fall in Contemporary Fiction in English. Near-Eastern Mythology, William Golding, Patrick White, Martin Amis, Salman Rushdie, Wilson Harris (Companions of the Day and Night)', University of Liège, 1995.
  • Gilkes, Michael A., 'The Caribbean Syzygy: A Study of the Novels of Edgar Mittelholzer and Wilson Harris', University of Kent, 1973.
  • Gilliland, Marion Charlotte, 'The Art of Wilson Harris', PhD dissertation, University of Florida, 1982, 260 pp.
  • Halil, Karen, 'Conjuring Power in Caribbean and African-American Literature' (Folk Religion, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston, Wilson Harris, Charles Johnson, Erna Brodber, Toni Morrison), PhD dissertation, University of Alberta, Canada, 1999, 228 pp.
  • Halpé, Aparna, 'Between Myth and Meaning: The Function of Myth in Four Postcolonial Novels', PhD thesis, University of Toronto, 2010, 291 pp. Discusses Jonestown.
  • Haynes, Justin, 'Carnival: Transformation, Performance and Play in Caribbean Festivals', PhD thesis, Vanderbilt University (Tennessee), 2010, 236 pp. Includes a discussion of Wilson Harris' Carnival in chapter 5 (pp. 172-218).
  • Highfield, Jonathan Bishop, 'Imagined Topographies: Liberation Theory and Colonized Landscapes', University of Iowa, 1995.
  • Hitchcock, Victor Paul, 'The Politics of Experimentalism in the Fiction of Alain Robbe-Grillet, Christine Brooke-Rose and Wilson Harris', PhD dissertation, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1997, 248 pp.
  • Hohwü, Bodil, 'Towards a New Art of Fiction: Literary and Textual Strategies in the Fiction of Wilson Harris', MA Thesis, University of Aarhus, 1991.
  • Hyman, Karen, 'Postcolonial "modernism": The aesthetic politics of Virginia Woolf and Wilson Harris', PhD dissertation, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003, 372 pp.
  • Jagessar, Michael, 'A Theological Evaluation of Community in Wilson Harris's "Guiana Quartet"', MA Thesis, University of the West Indies, 1989.
  • Jonas, Joyce Evelyn, 'Anancy in the Great House: A Study of Boundaries in the Novels of Wilson Harris and George Lamming', University of Pennsylvania, 1984. See also above under Essays.
  • Johnson, Kerry Lee, 'Vulnerable Figures: Landscape, Gender and Postcolonial Identity in the Works of Wilson Harris, James Joyce and Jean Rhys', University of Iowa, 1996.
  • Khan, Aliyah R., '"Calling the Magician": The Metamorphic Indo-Caribbean', PhD dissertation, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, 2012.
  • Klímová, Zuzana, 'The Cross-cultural Multidimensionality and Syncretic Interpretation of History in Wilson Harris's Work Based on the Study of The Guyana Quartet', MA thesis, Masaryk University (Czech Republic), 2010, 121 pp.
  • Labourey, Marion, 'Les écritures de l'histoire dans le récit magico-réaliste des Amériques', PhD thesis, Sorbonne University, 2018.
  • Leggatt, Judith Ann, 'Post-Colonial Tricksters: Cross-Cultural Encounters in Caribbean Literature and First Nations Canadian Literature', Queen's University at Kingston (Canada), 1996.
  • Lewis, Krishnakali Ray, 'Ambivalence and Pastoral Strategy: Colonization in the Caribbean, Wilson Harris and Zora Neale Hurston', PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1995, 149 pp.
  • Love, Aaron M., 'The Caribbean Novel and the Realization of History in the Era of Decolonization', PhD thesis, New York University, 2011. See Chapter 4: 'History as Potential in The Guyana Quartet', pp. 300-347.
  • Maximin, Colette, 'Oralité et écriture dans la Caraïbe anglophone au XXème siècle', Université de Paris III, 668 pp.
  • McDougall, Russell John, 'A Casement, Triple-Arch'd Cultural Kinetics: The Fusion of Music, the Dance and the Word in African and Caribbean Culture', Queen's University at Kingston (Canada), 1986.
  • McWatt, Marc A., 'A Comparative Study of the Language of Imagination in Contemporary Commonwealth Literature. Margaret Atwood, Wilson Harris, Raja Rao, Wole Soyinka and Patrick White', University of Leeds, 1974.
  • Merlino, Matthew, 'Contemporary Historical Fiction and the Unsettling of America', PhD thesis, University of Pennsylvania, 2007. See Chapter One: 'Infinite Rehearsals: River Travel and Spatial History in Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock', pp. 43-113.
  • Miller, Matthew L., 'Literary witnessing: Working through trauma in Toni Morrison, Nuruddin Farah, Wilson Harris, and Chang-Rae Lee', PhD dissertation, University of South Carolina, 2005, 180 pp.
  • Morelock, Kathleen Elizabeth, 'Saints, Spirits, Serpents, and Souls: Amerindian, African and European Myth in the Twentieth-Century Novel of the Americas (Jose Maria Arguedas, Leslie Marmon Silko, Wilson Harris, Toni Morrison, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Walker Percy', University of Arkansas, 1996, 231 pp.
  • Morrell, A. Carol, 'The Rhetoric of Space and Place: A Study of the Use of Symbolic Analogy, Circular Patterning, and Romance Conventions as Persuasion in Certain Modern Commonwealth Fictions', Dissertation Abstracts International, 1984.
  • Murray, Patricia, 'Shared Solitude: Re-Integration of a Fractured Psyche. A Comparative Study of the Works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Wilson Harris', University of Warwick, 1994.
  • Olubas, Sara Brigitta, 'Wilson Harris's Essays: Reading the Mind of Fiction', PhD dissertation, University of New South Wales (Australia), 1993.
  • Powell, Ethel Anne, 'Ghosts of Chances for Redemption via Abjection in Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock and Others', MA thesis, North Carolina State University, 2005, 95 pp.
  • Pozzi, Monica, 'Wilson Harris's 'Workshop Criticism', 1949-1997', Dottorato di Ricerca in Anglistica - IX Ciclo, Università degli Studi di Venezia, 1997.
  • Roy, Richard, 'The Religious and the Secular in the Early Novels of Wilson Harris', MA thesis, University of the West Indies, 1974.
  • Scott, Daniel Marcellus, 'To Dream a New World: "Race", Reality and Surreality in Césaire, Carpentier and Harris', PhD dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992, 205 pp.
  • Sealy, I. Allan, 'Wilson Harris and the Experimental Novel', PhD dissertation, University of British Columbia, 1982.
  • Sharrad, Paul, 'Open Dialogue: Metropolitan-Provincial Tensions and the Quest for a Post-Culture in the Fiction of C.J. Koch, Raja Rao and Wilson Harris', PhD dissertation, Flinders University of South Australia, 1986, 759 pp.
  • Shaw, Gregory, 'The Structure of Mind, An Approach to Wilson Harris's "Guiana Quartet"', University of the West Indies, 1983.
  • Shields, Tanya Liesel, 'El Dorado: The New Quest for Caribbean Unity', PhD dissertation, University of Maryland, 2005, 312 pp.
  • Simon, Louis Pierce, 'The Numinous Book: Modernist Literature and Altered States of Consciousness (Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, Walter Benjamin, Vladimir Nabokov and Wilson Harris)', PhD dissertation, Loyola University of Chicago, 1998, 361 pp.
  • Trotman, Althea Veronica, 'African-Caribbean Perspectives of World-view: C.L.R. James Explores the Authentic Voice', York University (Canada), 1993.
  • Walkley, Jane, 'In the Mind's Eye. A Study of Language and Imagination in the Work of Wilson Harris', University of Leeds, 1974.
  • Webb, Barbara, 'Myth and History in the Novels of Alejo Carpentier and Wilson Harris: Theories of Cultural Transformation', PhD dissertation, New York University, 1985, 221 pp. See also above under 'Essays'.
  • Williams, Sandra Lewis, 'Destruction of the Caribbean landscape through colonization in Edgar Mittelholzer's Corentyne Thunder, Jean Rhys' Wide Sargasso Sea, and Wilson Harris' Palace of the Peacock', MA thesis, East Carolina University, 2010, 54 pp.
  • Yow, Laura Geneviève, 'So Sad as Silence: Modernity and the Unspeakable (William Faulkner, André Schwartz-Bart, Simone Schwartz-Bart, Wilson Harris)', PhD dissertation, Yale University, 2001, 220 pp.

 

Selected Reviews

Novels

Palace of the Peacock

  • 'Exploring in Depth', Times Literary Supplement, 30 September 1960, p. 625.
  • 'Un Écrivain à découvrir: Wilson Harris', La Libre Belgique, 23 & 24 May 1979. Review of the French translation of the novel, Le palais du paon.
  • Nord Éclair (Roubais), 31 May 1979. Review of the French translation of the novel, Le palais du paon.
  • Le Soir (Brussels), 8 August 1979. Review of the French translation of the novel, Le palais du paon.
  • La Liberté (Caen), 17 Août 1979. Review of the French translation of the novel, Le palais du paon.
  • Binder, Wolfgang, 'Der Fluss-ist Traum, ist Weg und Spiegel', Nürnberger Zeitung, 3 December 1988, p. 5. Review of the German translation of the novel, Der Palast der Pfauen.
  • Collymore, F.A., Bim, 9, 33 (1961), p. 76.
  • Fabre, Michel, 'La quête de Wilson Harris', Le Monde (Paris), May 1979. Review of the French translation of the novel, Le palais du paon.
  • Fabre, Michel, 'The Reception of Palace of the Peacock in Paris', Kunapipi, 11.1 (1980), pp. 106-109.
  • Gorlier, Claudio, 'Viaggio - allegoria nei Caraibi dai conquistadores a Guevara', review of , La Stampa, 21 Gennaio (Jan.) 1989, pp. 4-5. Review of the Italian translation of the novel,Il palazzo del pavone.
  • Kirchner, Gerhard, 'Palast der Pfauen, Eine bernerkenswerte Entdeckungder Erzähler Wilson Harris', Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 19 December 1988, p. 24. Review of the German translation of the novel, Der Palast der Pfauen.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, Le Magazine Littéraire, September 1979, pp. 81-82. Review of the French translation of the novel, Le palais du paon.
  • Mecif, Yvan, Remanences (Mars 1993, 1), pp. 64-65. Review of the second edition of the French translation of the novel, Le palais du paon.
  • Seymour, Arthur James, Kyk-Over-Al, 27 (1960), p. 142-144.
  • Somville, Pierre, Les Cahiers du Symbolisme, 40-41 (1980), pp. 166-167. Review of the French translation of the novel, Le palais du paon.
  • West, Paul, New Statesman, 27 August 1960, p. 282.

The Far Journey of Oudin

  • Sealy, Karl, Bim, 9, 35 (1962), pp. 223-224.
  • Stein, Sylvester, Times Literary Supplement, 20 October 1961, p. 756.

The Whole Armour

  • 'A Sense of Place', Times Literary Supplement, 7 September 1962, p. 667.

The Secret Ladder

  • 'Journey's End', Times Literary Supplement, 15 February 1963, p. 105.
  • Burgess, Anthony, 'Prose for the jungle', Observer, 10 February 1963.
  • Dommergues, André, 'En terre guyanaise', La Quinzaine Littéraire, 364, 1-15 February 1982. Review of the French translation of the novel, L'échelle secrète.
  • Somville, Pierre,Les Cahiers du Symbolisme, 42-43-44 (1981), pp. 227-228. Review of the French translation of the novel, L'échelle secrète.

Heartland

  • Times Literary Supplement, 1964, p. 864.

The Eye of the Scarecrow

  • Burgess, Anthony, Spectator, 3 December 1965, p. 745.
  • Gool, Reshard, 'To Harris with Love', New World Quarterly, 3.4 (Cropover Issue), pp. 73-75.
  • Taubman, Robert, Times Literary Supplement, 9 December 1965, p. 1121.

The Waiting Room

  • Adler, Joyce Sparer, Caribbean Quarterly, 14.1&2 (June 1968), pp. 148-151.
  • Adler, Joyce Sparer, Sunday Chronicle (Georgetown), 17 December 1967, pp. 2 & 11.
  • Farmer, Leslie, 'A Voice from the Past', Methodist Recorder, 6 July 1967.
  • Wilding, Michael, London Magazine, August 1967, p. 95.

Tumatumari

  • Graham, K., Listener, 80.5 September 1968.
  • Moore, Gerald, Bim, 13, 51 (July-December 1970), pp. 193-194.
  • Tindall, Gillian, New Statesman, 6 September 1968, p. 292.
  • Wall, S., Observer, 15 September 1968, p. 29.

Ascent to Omai

  • Barber, Dulan, 'Creative Struggler', Tribune, 12 June 1970, p. 15.
  • Cole, B., Spectator, 21 February 1970, p. 300.
  • Cole, B., 'Reading the Ripples', Times Literary Supplement, 21 May 1970, p. 555.
  • Ramchand, Kenneth, Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 6.2 (December 1971), p. 105.

The Sleepers of Roraima and The Age of the Rainmakers

  • Gowda, H.H. Anniah, 'Civilization through Fables', Literary Half-Yearly, 14.1 (January 1973), pp. 169-174.

Black Marsden

  • Gilkes, Michael, 'Magical Reality, Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 9.1 (August 1974), pp. 77-79.
  • Johnson, B.S., 'Nightmare Wealth', New Statesman, 1 December 1972, p. 832.

Companions of the Day and Night

  • Beasley, W. Conger, New Letters (October 1975), pp. 114-115.
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'An Infinite Canvas', Caribbean Quarterly, 21.4 (December 1975), pp. 47-54.
  • James, Louis, 'Easter Offering', Times Literary Supplement, 10 October 1975, p. 1217.
  • Seymour-Smith, Martin, 'Victims who Survive', Financial Times, 27 February 1975.

Da Silva da Silva's Cultivated Wilderness and Genesis of the Clowns

  • British Book News, Autumn 1977, p. 563.
  • Times Literary Supplement, 1977, p. 334.
  • Fletcher, John, Southern Arts, 38 (July-August 1977), p. 3.
  • Gilkes, Michael, 'Hidden Densities', Times Literary Supplement, 25 March 1977, p. 334.
  • Paterson, Moira, 'Journey into Inner Space', review of the film adaptation for Channel 4 of Da Silva da Silva's Cultivated Wilderness, Sunday Observer, 14 June 1987, pp. 28-30.
  • Tennant, Emma, 'Love in a Changing Continent, Sunday Times, 10 April 1977.

The Tree of the Sun

  • Times Literary Supplement, 1978, p. 564.
  • Chew, Shirley, 'Crises and Crosses', Times Literary Supplement, 19 May 1978, p. 564.
  • Redmon, Anne, 'In the Footsteps of a Visionary', Sunday Times, 19 March 1978.

The Angel at the Gate

  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, 'Blood Relations', Times Literary Supplement, 15 October 1982.
  • Gowda, H.H. Anniah, Ariel, 15.2 (April 1984), pp. 123-125.
  • Gowda, H.H. Anniah, 'Metaphor of Pattern and Metaphor of Process', Literary Half-Yearly, 24.1 (January 1983), pp. 128-130.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, Kunapipi, 11.1 (1984), pp. 109-111.

Carnival

  • Adler, Joyce Sparer, 'Wilson Harris's Carnival', AFRAM Newsletter, 23 June 1986, pp. 18-27.
  • Bailey, Hilary, 'Black Orpheus', Guardian, 11 July 1985.
  • Brown, Stewart, 'The Poet as Novelist . . . A Review?', Race Today Review, 17.1 (February 1986), pp. 39-41.
  • Cunningham, Valentine, 'Promised Land', Observer, 7 July 1985.
  • Dawson, Sally, 'Dispossessed', Times Higher Education Supplement, 19 July 1985.
  • Dooley, Tim, 'All Wounds', Times Literary Supplement, 12 July 1985.
  • Parker, Jeffrey, British Book News, September 1985, p. 554.
  • Thody, Philip, 'Bleak Visions of England', The Yorkshire Post, 22 August 1985.
  • Maes-Jelinek, Hena, Kunapipi, 8.2 (1986), pp. 110-112.
  • Rellich, Mario, review of Carnival and The Guyana Quartet (rpt.), Wasafiri, 5 (Autumn 1986), pp. 36-38.
  • Riach, Alan, Landfall 173, 44.1 (March 1990), pp. 113-114.

The Infinite Rehearsal

  • Gilkes, Michael, Kunapipi, 11.3 (1989), pp. 108-111. This review first appeared under the title 'Wilson Harris, Immediate Speech', in Artrage, 8 (Autumn 1987), pp. 14-15. It was also published in Kyk-Over-Al, 38 (June 1988), pp. 88-92.
  • Morton, Brian, Times Literary Supplement, 25 September-1 October 1987.
  • Nye Robert, Guardian, 18 September 1987.

The Four Banks of the River of Space

  • Mannes-Abbott, Guy, 'Post-Colonial Identity', New Statesman and Society, 7 September 1990.
  • Morton, Brian, 'Universal Pictures', Listener, 13 September 1990, p. 32.

Resurrection at Sorrow Hill

  • Creighton, Al, 'A Triumphant Journey for Madmen: Resurrection at Sorrow Hill', Independent on Sunday, 12 December 1993.
  • Murray, Stuart, 'Wilson Harris: Sin Eating and the Defence of the Local', CRNLE Reviews Journal, 1 (1994), pp. 111-114.
  • Breslow, Stephen, 'Guyana - Resurrection at Sorrow Hill', World Literature Today, 69.1 (Winter 1995).

Jonestown

  • Buhle, Paul, 'Mr. Jones, He Dead', Voice Literary Supplement, July 1996, pp. 18-19.
  • Burnett, Paula, 'Apocalypse Now and Then: Jonestown', New Statesman, 12 July 1996.
  • Cooper, Vincent, O., 'Wilson Harris, Jonestown', Caribbean Writer, 12 (1998), pp. 262-263.
  • Gurnah, Abdulrazak, 'Imagining Guyana', Times Literary Supplement, 5 July 1996.
  • Malik, Kennan, 'From Maya to Murder: Jonestown', Independent on Sunday, 28 July 1996, p. 30.
  • Morton, Brian, 'Lost City of Death: Jonestown', Scotland on Sunday, 7 July 1996.
  • Nielsen, Aldon, L., 'Composite Epic: Jonestown', Hambone, 13 (Spring 1997), pp. 186-190.
  • Pozzi, Monica, Il Tolomeo, 2 (1996), pp. 103-104.
  • Raine, Kathleen, 'A New Vision of the Universe. Kathleen Raine Celebrates a Novel of Transformation. Jonestown', Resurgence Nº 179, November/December 1996, pp. 58-59.
  • Thieme, John, 'We Are All Guilty: Jonestown', Literary Review, July 1996, pp. 40-41.

The Dark Jester

  • Howe, Stephen, 'Purple patches from a deep green genius. The Dark Jester by Wilson Harris', Independent, 24 March 2001.
  • Jaggi, Maya, 'New Worlds: Maya Jaggi on a vision of Inca and conquistador in The Dark Jester by Wilson Harris', Guardian, 24 March 2001.
  • Tayler, Christopher, 'Dreaming with Atahualpa and Faust', Times Literary Supplement, 30 March 2001, p. 25.

The Mask of the Beggar

  • D'Aguiar, Fred, Independent, 18 September 2003.
  • Henry, Paget, 'Wilson Harris and Caribbean Philosophies of Art: A Review Essay', CLR James Journal, 10.1 (Winter 2004), pp. 278-291.
  • Laughlin, Nicholas, 'Opened Imagination: The Mask of the Beggar', Caribbean Beat, January-February 2004, p. 23.
  • Parra, Guillermo Juan, 'Wilson Harris and Nowhere Poetics,' CLR James Journal, 10.1, 2004, pp. 271–277. Available online: JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/26758825.
  • Phillips, Mike, 'The Mask of the Gods', Guardian, 23 December 2006.
  • Sooke, Alastair, 'An architect of mist and mazes', Times Literary Supplement, 3 October 2003.

The Ghost of Memory

  • de Caires, Brendan, 'Ghost World: The Ghost of Memory by Wilson Harris', Caribbean Review of Books, 11 (February 2007), pp. 14-16.
  • Flanery, Patrick, 'Headlong into art', Times Literary Supplement, 15 December 2006.
  • Howe, Stephen, Independent, 26 January 2007.
  • Phillips, Mike, 'The Mask of the Gods', Guardian, 23 December 2006.

Poetry

Fetish

  • Seymour, Arthur James, review of Fetish by Kona Waruk (pseudonym of Wilson Harris), Kyk-Over-Al, 3,13 (Year-end 1951), p. 248.

Eternity to Season

  • Seymour, Arthur James, Bim, 22 (1955), p. 133.

Collections of Essays

Tradition, the Writer and Society

  • 'Along the Plane of Eternity', Times Literary Supplement, 4 July 1968, p. 706.

Explorations

  • Howard, W.J., Ariel, 14.1 (January 1983), pp. 90-92.
  • Wilentz, Gay, 'Harris's Transcendentalism', Literary Half-Yearly, 25.1 (January 1984), pp. 140-142.

The Womb of Space

  • Choice, March 1984, p. 970.
  • Adler, Joyce Sparer, Kunapipi, 6.1 (1984), pp. 102-109.
  • Reilly, John M, 'Representing Imagination', Callaloo, 7.2 (Spring-Summer 1984), pp. 86-89.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, Research in African Literatures, 16.1 (Spring 1985), pp. 119-123.

The Radical Imagination

  • Forbes, Joyce T., 'The Originality of the Sun: A Review of Wilson Harris's The Radical Imagination: Lectures and Talks', Callaloo, 18.1 (Winter 1995), pp. 201-209.
  • Rigby, Nigel, Wasafiri 17 (Spring 1993). Also in New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids 68.3&4 (1994), pp. 319-321.
  • Sharrad, Paul, New Literatures Review, 26 (Winter 1993).

Selected Essays of Wilson Harris: The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination

  • Cribb, T.J., Research in African Literatures, 32.1 (2001), p. 140.
  • Murray, Stuart, Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 2.1&2&3 (Spring 2000), pp. 204-206.
  • Phillips, Caryl, 'The Guyana Enigma', Times Literary Supplement, 5 November 1999, p. 26.

 

Obituaries

  • 'Obituary Note: Wilson Harris', Shelf Awareness, 28 March 2018.
  • 'Sir Wilson Harris, Poet and Novelist – Obituary', Telegraph, 10 April 2018.
  • 'World Famous Guyanese Author Wilson Harris Passes Away at 96', Stabroek News, 9 March 2018.
  • Allen-Paisant, Jason, 'Obituary: Wilson Harris (1921-2018)', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 53.2 (June 2018), pp. 332–335.
  • Chabrol, Denis, 'Guyanese Literary Giant, Sir Wilson Harris, Dies', Demerara Waves, 8 March 2018.
  • Genzlinger, Neil, 'Wilson Harris, 96, Guyanese Writer of Intricate Novels', New York Times, 167, 21 March 2018, B16.
  • Mair, John, 'Diaspora Tribute to Wilson Harris'(letter to the editor), Stabroek News, 15 April 2018.
  • Mitchell, Michael, 'Sir Wilson Harris Obituary', Guardian, 9 March 2018.
  • Mordecai, Rachel, 'Sir Wilson Harris Dies, Age 96', Journal of West Indian Literature, 8 March 2018.
  • Thieme, John, 'In Memoriam: Wilson Harris, Le Simplegadi, 18 (November 2018), pp. 12-14.
  • Walmsley, Anne, Times Literary Supplement, 13 April 2018, p. 6.

 

Miscellaneous

  • Khan, Naseem, 'Ways of Telling' (On Harris's talk at the Caribbean Writers Festival, October 1986), New Statesman, 7 November 1986.
  • Hutchinson, Ishion, 'A Surveyor's Journal', Caribbean Review of Books, 19 (February 2009). Poem inspired by and dedicated to Wilson Harris.
  • Tonkin, Boyd, 'The Week in Books: Salute the dark knight of Guyana', Independent, 18 June 2010.
  • Creighton, Al, 'A British decoration recognising the work of a genius in fiction', Stabroek News, 20 June 2010.
  • Durix, Jean-Pierre, Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, 30.2 (Spring 2008), pp. 118-119. Review of Hena Maes-Jelinek's The Labyrinth of Universality: Wilson Harris's Visionary Art of Fiction.
  • 'Angela Carter and Wilson Harris', interview with Angela Carter, by Kate Webb, Times Literary Supplement, 30 March 2018, p. 39.

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