The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse

The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse

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The Caribbean has produced much vigorous and exciting poetry in the 20th century. This anthology represents the wider Caribbean - that is, not just the English language writers. It covers a range of poets, from Derek Walcott and Edward Braithwaite to less acclaimed poets of the early half of the 20th century, together with exciting voices from the 1980s and 90s. The collection is intended for poetry lovers of any description, especially those with a particular interest in the Caribbean or on any college course relating to post-colonial studies, African studies, or race, gender and identity.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 134 x 214 x 34mm | 557.93g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192803328
  • 9780192803320
  • 1,694,243

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This anthology works as a wonderful beginner's guide to the amazing riches of caribbean poetry. The editors provide an excellent, comprehensive introduction. Bernadine Evaristo, The Guardianshow more

About Stewart Brown

Stewart Brown is a poet and critic who teaches African and Caribbean literature at the Centre of West African Studies, University of Birmingham. Mark McWatt, a Guyanese poet and critic, is currently Professor of West Indian Literature in the Department of English at the University of the West Indies in Barbados.show more

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