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The last of the sweet bananas : new & selected poems

Author: Jack Mapanje
Publisher: Tarset, Northumberland : Bloodaxe Books ; [Chester Springs, PA] : U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Because he was a radical poet, Jack Mapanje was imprisoned without trial or charge by the dictator Hastings Banda of Malawi for nearly four years. The themes of his poetry range from the search for a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mapanje, Jack.
Last of the sweet bananas.
Tarset, Northumberland : Bloodaxe Books ; [Chester Springs, PA] : U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions, 2004
(OCoLC)607271423
Online version:
Mapanje, Jack.
Last of the sweet bananas.
Tarset, Northumberland : Bloodaxe Books ; [Chester Springs, PA] : U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions, 2004
(OCoLC)609245900
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Mapanje
ISBN: 1852246650 9781852246655
OCLC Number: 55706452
Notes: "In association with The Wordsworth Trust."
Distributor label on p. [4] of cover.
Description: xiv, 224 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jack Mapanje.

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"'Jack Mapanje's early poems, written under Banda's dictatorship, had to be cryptic. Poems written in prison and published after his release were, necessarily, very angry. His latest work is mellower Read more...

 
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