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The Penguin Book of Modern African Poetry: Fifth Edition (Penguin Classics)
The Penguin Book of Modern African Poetry: Fifth Edition (Penguin Classics)
By Moore, Gerald (EDT)/ Beier, Ulli (EDT)
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mpn: 9780140424720, ean: 9780140424720, isbn: 0140424725,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
A new edition of the definitive collection of modern poetry from Africa "Poetry, always foremost of the arts in traditional Africa," writes Gerald Moore, "has continued to compete for primacy against the newer forms of prose fiction and theatre dram...


The January Children (African Poetry Book)
The January Children (African Poetry Book)
By University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9780803295988, isbn: 0803295987,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
In her dedication Safia Elhillo writes, “The January Children are the generation born in Sudan under British occupation, where children were assigned birth years by height, all given the birth date January 1.” What follows is a deeply personal c...


Castaway
Castaway
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ean: 9780822324218, isbn: 0822324210,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
In Castaway Yvette Christiansë presents an epic yet fragmented poetic story set off the coast of Africa on the island of St. Helena: Napoleon Bonaparte’s final place of exile, a port of call for the slave trade, and birthplace of the poet’s gran...


Senegal Taxi (Camino del Sol)
Senegal Taxi (Camino del Sol)
By University of Arizona Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780816530151, isbn: 0816530157,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
“I wish I could find the words to tell you the story of our village after you were killed.” So begins Senegal Taxi, the new work by one of contemporary poetry’s most vibrant voices, Juan Felipe Herrera. Known for his activism and writings that ...


The Rose of Toulouse
The Rose of Toulouse
By Carcanet Press Ltd.
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ean: 9781847772299, isbn: 1847772293,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
A book of geographies, this collection chronicles the poet’s history as it traces the places where he has lived and taught. Written by an immigrant, this book also masterfully tackles political topics, including the war on terror and terror itself...


The Trials of Phillis Wheatley: America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters with the Founding Fathers
The Trials of Phillis Wheatley: America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters with the Founding Fathers
By Civitas Books
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ean: 9780465027293, isbn: 0465027296,

The slave Phillis Wheatley literally wrote her way to freedom when, in 1773, she became the first person of African descent to publish a book of poems in the English language. The toast of London, lauded by Europeans as diverse as Voltaire and Gibbon...


You Who Cross My Path
You Who Cross My Path
By BOA Editions Ltd.
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ean: 9781938160875, isbn: 1938160878,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
This first U.S. publication of Erez Bitton, one of Israel's most celebrated poets, recalls the fate of Moroccan Jewish culture with poems both evocative and pure. Considered the founding father of Mizrahi Israeli poetry, a major tradition in the hist...


William Plomer: Selected Poems (Memento)
William Plomer: Selected Poems (Memento)
By imusti
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ean: 9780993505638, isbn: 0993505635,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
He was E. M Forster’s ‘favorite contemporary poet’. W. H Auden extolled his ‘first-class visual imagination’. Stephen Spender considered his output ‘among the best English poems written in the present century’. Yet for most readers, Wil...


Poetics of Rage. A Reading of Remi Raji's Poetry
Poetics of Rage. A Reading of Remi Raji's Poetry
By Kraft Books
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9789789180158, isbn: 9789180152,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
This study explores the nationalist imagination, artistic philosophy and the overtly political dimension of Remi Raji's poetry. It is an attempt to construct a sustained critical discourse on Raji's ongoing body of works. Raji is one of the major poe...


We Have Crossed Many Rivers. New Poetry from Africa
We Have Crossed Many Rivers. New Poetry from Africa
By Dike Okoro
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ean: 9789788244325, isbn: 9788244327,

We Have Crossed Many Rivers: New Poetry from Africa is a fascinating anthology of some of the finest contemporary poetic voices from twenty-nine African countries. Inspired by the examples of first generation African poets like Wole Soyinka, Christop...


Twirling In The Flames: A Collection of Poetry and Prose
Twirling In The Flames: A Collection of Poetry and Prose
By Tinu Bello
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ean: 9780999859209, isbn: 099985920X,

Twirling in the Flames is a collection of poetry and prose about individuals living through the human experiences of love, discomfort and tragedy. The collection takes an unapologetic look at the reality that the human condition is nothing if not an ...


Nocturnal Notes
Nocturnal Notes
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ean: 9781975849184, isbn: 1975849183,

Nocturnal Notes is a testament to the unending desire to navigate our paths through the human condition. Many of these poems provide a prism into Bola’s youth in Nigeria under military dictatorship. While this may seem intimidating to the reader wh...


Fuchsia (African Poetry Book)
Fuchsia (African Poetry Book)
By University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9780803285569, isbn: 0803285566,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, Ethiopian American Mahtem Shiferraw’s Fuchsia examines conceptions of the displaced, disassembled, and nomadic self. Embedded in her poems are colors, elements, and sensations that evoke p...


The Heart Of A Comet
The Heart Of A Comet
By Write Bloody Publishing
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781938912498, isbn: 1938912497,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
The Heart of a Comet is a collection of poems and short stories offering the tale of Comet, who fell from the sky unto an unfamiliar plane of existence. On his quest to return home, he has many life-altering encounters with people and places that com...


New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne)
New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne)
By AKASHIC
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ean: 9781617755408, isbn: 1617755400,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
"Dawes and Abani have taken on the vital project of publishing short collections by contemporary poets from Africa, packaged together in beautiful boxed sets." —New York Times MagazinePraise for New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tat...


13 Fairy Negro Tales (Mouthmark)
13 Fairy Negro Tales (Mouthmark)
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781905233045, isbn: 1905233043,

In a language scooped directly from a paintbrush, Inua Ellams announces his arrival on the poetry scene. His vibe is grainy as old vinyl with bumping beats between the lines. Extract: from 13 fairy negro tales Spokenword is like sex/ the more you lis...


The Grapes from the Baobab
The Grapes from the Baobab
By Amalion Publishing
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mpn: 9782359260694, ean: 9782359260694, isbn: 2359260693,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
How could I have lived and worked in the presence of the brilliant and caring young man called Ibrahima Amadou Niang (we called him Ibou, in great affection) and not know that I was rubbing shoulders with a great young poet? Because we talked about e...


My Black is Beautiful: My Early Poetry Book
My Black is Beautiful: My Early Poetry Book
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781974298259, isbn: 1974298256,

I feel that it is extremely important that children can identify with their culture and I wanted to promote that in this very book. In this children’s book I incorporated stereotypes, stigmas, and history of the African American so that the reader ...


Stray (African Poetry Book)
Stray (African Poetry Book)
By University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9781496205582, isbn: 1496205588,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, Zimbabwean writer Bernard Farai Matambo’s poems in Stray favor a prose-shaped line as they uncover the contradictory impulses in search of emotional and intellectual truth. Stray not only ...


Beautiful Fire
Beautiful Fire
By Spears Media Press
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ean: 9781942876250, isbn: 1942876254,

In this volume, the poet Joyce Ash invites the reader to the Beautiful Fire, that passionate space of creativity where ideas transform into vivid images. The collection of poems is divided into three sections titled, “Call Me Woman,” “Nuggets o...



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