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Jason Allen-Paisant

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Academic Position:
English Lecturer at Leeds University

Jason Allen-Paisant is a Lecturer in Comparative Literature at Leeds University. His areas of interest include theatre studies, African diaspora studies, poetics, critical race theory, and performance and justice. He services as a board member for LUCAS (Leeds University Centre for African Studies) and as a member of the Leeds University Poetry Centre.

Recent Publications

  • "Dante in Caribbean Poetics: Power, Language, Race" in 'The Oxford Handbook on Dante' (OUP, 2020)
  • "Ritual, memory and liminality: Reflections on twentieth-century Caribbean theatre" in 'Caribbean Literature in Transition' (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
  • 'What is Theatre' (Routledge, 2019)
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1 Aime Cesaire and Derek Walcott

Jason Allen offers a comparative discussion of two important Caribbean poets and playwrights,...

Jason Allen-Paisant, Dominic Davies