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The Heinemann book of Caribbean poetry

Author: Ian McDonald; Stewart Brown
Publisher: Oxford ; Portsmouth, N.H., USA : Heinemann, 1992.
Series: Caribbean writers series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features poetry by 61 contemporary poets throughout the Caribbean area including Derek Walcott, John Agard, Merle Collins, Kendel Hippolyte, Edward Kamau Braithwaite, Martin Carter, and David Dabydeen.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Heinemann book of Caribbean poetry.
Oxford ; Portsmouth, N.H., USA : Heinemann, 1992
(OCoLC)623271066
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian McDonald; Stewart Brown
ISBN: 0435988174 9780435988173
OCLC Number: 27689712
Notes: Spine title: Caribbean poetry.
Description: xix, 236 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: English girl eats her first mango ; By all means bless ; Pan recipe / John Agard (Guyana) --
Old talk, or West Indian history ; Getting there ; The carpenter's complaint / Edward Baugh (Jamaica) --
Home sickness ; Jamaica oman ; Love letter / Louise Bennett (Jamaica) --
It's me man ; Fantasy of an African boy ; Lucy's letter ; One / James Berry (Jamaica) --
Miss Own ; Xango ; Red rising ; Naima / Edward Kamau Brathwaite (Barbados) --
Dreamer ; Natural hight ; Lovin wasn easy / Jean Binta Breeze (Jamaica) --
Rilke ; Words ; Song for a tourist / Wayne Brown (Trinidad and Tobago) --
The dreamtime lives again ; Tiho, the Carib / Jan Carew (Guyana) --
Bitter wood ; A mouth is always muzzled ; After one year ; Childhood of a voice ; In a small city at dusk ; Bent ; Being always / Martin Carter (Guyana) --
Paradise ; How to organise a successful small business / Brian Chan (Guyana) --
Letters from home / Fausin Charles (Trinidad and Tobago) --
Soucouyant / LeRoy Clarke (Trinidad and Tobago) --
Because the dawn breaks ; Trapped / Merle Collins (Grenada) --
City blues / Christine Craig (Jamaica) --
The husband ; Dubious foreigner ; Patriot / Cyril Dabydeen (Guyana) --
Catching crabs ; Coolie mother ; Coolie son ; Miranda / David Dabydeen (Guyana) --
Mama Dot's treatise ; Airy Hall's exits ; The cow perseverance / Fred D'Aguiar (Guyana) --
Horses ; The growing tip ; Learner ; The leaf in his ear / Mahadai Das (Guyana) --
Mother Jackson murders the moon ; After the fall ; Tricks of the trade / Gloria Escoffery (Jamaica) --
Epitaph ; This tree my time keeper / John Figueroa (Jamaica) --
Lala : the dressmaker ; Aux Leon ... women / Honor Ford-Smith (Jamaica) --
Gasparillo remembered ; First Friday bell ; Little rosebud girl / Anson Gonzalez (Trinidad and Tobago) Keith Jarrett, remembered ; Guinea woman ; Gleanings / Lorna Goodison (Jamaica) --
This is the place where ; One acre / Jan Goulbourne (Jamaica) --
The Misses Norman ; Funeral service / Cecil Gray (Trinidad and Tobago) --
Jamaican small gal ; Cirrhosis ; Where it's at / A.L. Hendriks (Jamaica) --
Revo lyric ; The air between us ; A Caribbean exorcism poem ; Reggae cat / Kendel Hippolyte (Saint Lucia) --
Origami ; The chord / Abdur Rahman Slade Hopkinson (Guyana) --
Body rites ; And in this carnival / Arnold H. Itwaru (Guyana) --
Granny in de market place ; Gifts ; And sea / Amryl Johnson (Trinidad and Tobago) --
Beacon of hope / Linton Kwesi Johnson (Jamaica) --
Soufrière ; Week seven / E. McG. 'Shake' Keane (St. Vincent) --
Trinidad if ah let yu ; Wukhand / Paul Keens-Douglas (Trinidad and Tobago) --
Bajan ; The king / Anthony Kellman (Barbados) --
Clichés for an unfaithful husband ; Hymn ; Moments / Jane King (Saint Lucia) --
Lusca ; Vocation ; Mango / John Robert Lee (Saint Lucia) --
Don't talk to me about bread ; Herstory / E.A. Markham (Montserrat) --
Realaroo ; Come come / Marc Matthews (Guyana) --
Our revolutions must be different ; I expect an orchid / Marina Ama Omowale Maxwell (Trinidad and Tobago) --
The place they have to go ; The poison-maker ; Life/death / Ian McDonald (Guyana) --
Straight seeking ; Hello ungod ; Write through the night ; Olive / Anthony McNeil (Jamaica) --
A man in the house ; The boat builder ; Lady Northcote ; Stone / Mark McWatt (Guyana) --
Honor Maria ; Stonebridge Park Estate ; Homeland / Pauline Melville (Guyana) --
Preface / Ras Michael (Guyana) --
Koker ; Judgement day / Rooplall Monar (Guyana) --
Easy life ; Last lines ; Starapple tree / Pamela Mordecai (Jamaica) --
Pre-carnival party ; Pilate ; Joseph of Arimathaea ; Swimmer; Give t'anks ; The day my father died / Mervyn Morris (Jamaica) I / Philip Nanton (St. Vincent) --
Wherever I hang ; Tropical death ; Sugar cane ; Epilogue ; Tapestry / Grace Nichols (Guyana) --
Rain storm / Sasenarine Persaud (Guyana) --
Belize suite ; Su Su / Velma Pollard (Jamaica) --
Judge Dreadword ; The bush ; Near mourning ground / Victor Questel (Trinidad and Tobago) --
Father ; When the Hindu woman sings calypso / Rajandaye Ramkissoon-Chen (Trinidad and Tobago) --
Inside ; Away ; A song for England / Andrew Salkey (Jamaica) --
Marrysong ; Apocalypse dub ; Dreadwalk ; Epitaph / Dennis Scott (Jamaica) --
Birdshooting season ; Searching for grandfather ; To the madwoman in my yard ; Hill country ; Children's Hospital / Olive Senior (Jamaica) --
Name poem ; To the family home awaiting repair ; Millionaire / A.J. Seymour (Guyana) --
Pig-sticking season ; Eating the elephant whole / Jonathan Small (Barbados) --
A go blow fire ; Black and white ; Dis-ya dutty ; Revolutionary / Michael Smith (Jamaica) --
He knows what height is / Ralph Thompson (Jamaica) --
'Midsummer LIV' ; The season of phantasmal peace ; Elsewhere ; The Hotel Normandie pool / Derek Walcott (Saint Lucia) --
Biographical notes.
Series Title: Caribbean writers series (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: Caribbean poetry.
Responsibility: selected by Stewart Brown and Ian McDonald.

Abstract:

Features poetry by 61 contemporary poets throughout the Caribbean area including Derek Walcott, John Agard, Merle Collins, Kendel Hippolyte, Edward Kamau Braithwaite, Martin Carter, and David Dabydeen.

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