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Louise Shore: Reading and Writing

To modern day readers, Louise Shore’s experience of reading and writing is hard to comprehend. Even as an adult Shore struggled with …

Louise Shore: Emigrating

During the post war period there were a lot of immigrants from Jamaica: “Between 1948 and 1970 nearly half a million people …

Louise Shore: Race and Gender

Shore had grown up in Jamaica, surrounded by black people. There are no mentions of racism in any form, physical, verbal or …

Louise Shore: An Introduction

“Yes, that was my ambition, to write a book.” (9) Louise Shore was born in Jamaica in the 1930s. No exact date …