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Poems from East Africa

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The spirit of the poetic flowering of the 1960s is encapsulated in this comprehensive anthology. The collection gives voice to some fifty poets from Kenya, Uganda and Zambia, writing in English. The diversity of the interests and styles of the individual poets is illustrated: a blend of the gentle lyricism that is a feature of East African writing. All the major poets are ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by East African Educational Publishers
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David Cook was a British literary critic and editor.
He earned a degree in English literature from the University of London and a MA in 1956. He taught at the University of Southampton and was a lecturer at Makerere University and was an important figure for the literature in East Africa.
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