The Art of Kamau Brathwaite
Seren, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 275 pages
Kamau Brathwaite won the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 1994. The Art of Kamau Brathwaite is a ground-breaking book in which leading commentators on Black and Caribbean writing explore and discuss all aspects of Brathwaite's work as poet, historian, and cultural archivist. Brathwaite provides a 'proem' on cultural dislocation, and is the subject of an interview. The international list of contributors includes Gordon Rohlehr, doyen of Caribbean critics, Glyne Griffith, Nathaniel Mackey from America, Ted Chamberlain from Canada, and Louis James, Anne Walmsley and Bridget Jones from Britain.
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An Interview with Kamau Brathwaite
The Language of Kamau Brathwaite
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