Selected Poems Of Kwesi Linton Johnson by Linton Kwesi JohnsonSelected Poems Of Kwesi Linton Johnson by Linton Kwesi Johnson

Selected Poems Of Kwesi Linton Johnson

byLinton Kwesi Johnson

Paperback | June 27, 2006

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A selection of Linton Kwesi Johnson's best poems over three decades. Ranging from protests against police brutality to eulogies for departed friends and playful celebrations of urban life, Johnson's use of Jamaican dialect to tackle distinctly British subjects contributed to a revolution in the notion of literary English. This Selected Poems charts the unique literary talent of one of Britain's most influential poets and social critics.
Linton Kwesi Johnson is known and revered as the world's first dub poet. Born in Chapelton, a small town in the parish of Clarendon, Jamaica, he came to England in 1963. He gained a sociology degree in the mid-1970s from Goldsmiths' College, London, and had poems, inspired by politics and the Black movement, published in the journal Ra...
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Title:Selected Poems Of Kwesi Linton JohnsonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.75 × 5.1 × 0.35 inPublished:June 27, 2006Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141025018

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