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The Caribbean produced what is arguably the most vigorous and exciting body of poetry of the twentieth century.
In The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse, Stewart Brown and Mark McWatt have come together to produce the only anthology of Caribbean poetry available that represents all of the Caribbean--not only the English language writers. The book features a range of poets, f
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Paperback, 405 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Oxford University Press, USA
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secondwomn
Aug 22, 2007 secondwomn rated it really liked it
an eye-opening collection, so glad i picked this up. it's a beautiful way to learn about the history and culture of a region. i've discovered some poets i'd like to dive into (like Julia de Burgos) and i've been reminded of how poetry can matter.
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Apr 04, 2009 Shanique Streete rated it it was amazing
This book was a must have for me as I am on a quest to learn more about Caribbean poetry and literature. Includes the work of Mutabaruka, Louse Bennett, and Kamau Braithwaite to name a few.
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This book is for my Caribbean poetry class. It's pretty, but most of the poets have only one poem. But it's pretty.
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The best anthology on English language Caribbean poetry. Excellent!!
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