The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse

Paperback | April 15, 2009

byStewart Brown, Mark Mcwatt

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The Caribbean has produced one of the most vigorous and exciting bodies of poetry of the last one hundred year. The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse is the only contemporary anthology to present the best of the English-language poetry of the region alongside selections from the poetry of boththe French and Spanish Caribbean. Featuring a range of established poets from Derek Walcott to Jesus Cos Causse, Olive Senior to Aime Cesaire, as well as exciting new voices, this is a rich and challenging book.

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The Caribbean has produced one of the most vigorous and exciting bodies of poetry of the last one hundred year. The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse is the only contemporary anthology to present the best of the English-language poetry of the region alongside selections from the poetry of boththe French and Spanish Caribbean. Featuring a ...

Stewart Brown is a poet and critic who teaches African and Caribbean literature at the Centre of West African Studies, University of Birmingham. He worked as a teacher in Jamaica in the early 1970s, lectured at Bayero University, Kano in Nigeria in the 1980s, and later taught at the University of the West Indies in Barbados. He has ed...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.04 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199561591

ISBN - 13:9780199561599

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`Review from previous edition 'a wonderful beginner's guide to the amazing riches of caribbean poetry. The editors provide an excellent, comprehensive introduction.' 'Bernadine Evaristo, The Guardian