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Brathwaite, Kamau 1930-

Overview
Works: 252 works in 811 publications in 3 languages and 14,026 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Diaries  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Performer, Speaker, Honoree, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR9230.9.B68, 811
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The development of Creole society in Jamaica, 1770-1820 by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
31 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 666 libraries worldwide
This study looks in depth at a colonial plantation during 50 critical years of slavery in the Caribbean. It argues that the people who settled, lived and worked in Jamaica contributed to the formation of a society that developed its own distinctive character - creole society
The arrivants; a new world trilogy by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
45 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Masks by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
18 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Islands by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
14 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 libraries worldwide
The third part of Edward Brathwaite's trilogy of poems about the Negro's encounter with the New World interweaves the past and present of his Caribbean homeland--its natural beauty, its violent history, the values that sustain its people--into a vigorous and distinctive poetic statement. The author is a native of Barbados.--From publisher description
Black + blues by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
41 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Kamau Brathwaite, who won the 1994 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, has revised his celebrated 1979 Casa de las Americas collection, Black + Blues, for its first edition by a U.S. publisher. A rich and beautiful collection, Black + Blues is cast in three parts - "Fragments," "Drought," and "Flowers."
Mother poem by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
14 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Rights of passage by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
18 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Middle passages by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 libraries worldwide
And so MiddlePassages includes poems for those modern heroes who are the pegs by which the mountain must be climbed again: Maroon resistance, the poets Nicolas Guillen, the Cuban revolutionary, and Mikey Smith, stoned to death on Stony Hill; the great musicians (Ellington, Bessie Smith); and Third World leaders Kwame Nkrumah, Walter Rodney and Nelson Mandela
Other exiles by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
7 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Born to slow horses by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Roots by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Sun poem by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
9 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Ancestors : a reinvention of Mother poem, Sun poem, and X/self by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
"Ancestors startlingly reinvents one of the most important long poems of our hemisphere. Here in a single volume is Kamau Brathwaite's long unavailable, landmark trilogy - Mother Poem, Sun Poem, and X/Self (1977, 1982, and 1987) - now completely revised and expanded by the author." "With its "Video Sycorax" typographic inventions and linguistic play, Ancestors liberates both the language and the new-Caliban vision of the poet. In its fresh and more experimental form the trilogy embodies the recapture (what the poet has called the "intercovery") of Brathwaite's African/Caribbean ancestry as a possession of power and renewal, even as it plumbs the deep tonalities of enslavement, oppression, and colonial dispossession."--Jacket
The folk culture of the slaves in Jamaica by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
24 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 316 libraries worldwide
X/self by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
These poems trace Brathwaite's African/Caribbean ancestry. Gives the reader what is effectively an account of the African diaspora, in the language of a great poet
History of the voice : the development of nation language in Anglophone Caribbean poetry by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Elegguas by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 libraries worldwide
"For nearly half a century, Kamau Brathwaite has been doing nothing short of rewriting the relationship between Africa and the aging ǹew world'--one exquisite and haunting syllable at a time. Elegguas, his newest book, is a tidalectic wave of remembrance and remonstrance. It is, as well, one of Brathwaite's most compassionate songs."--Mark Nowak, author of coal Mountain Elementary
DreamStories by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
DS (2) : dreamstories by Kamau Brathwaite( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Caribbean culture : soundings on Kamau Brathwaite by Annie Paul( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brathwaite, E. Kamau.
Brathwaite, E. Kamau 1930-
Brathwaite, E. Kamau (Edward Kamau), 1930-
Brathwaite, Edward.
Brathwaite Edward 1930-....
Brathwaite, Edward K.
Brathwaite, Edward K. 1930-
Brathwaite, Edward Kamau.
Brathwaite Edward Kamau 1930-....
Brathwaite, Edward Lawson 1930-
Brathwaite, Kamau
Brathwaite, Kamau 1930-
Brathwaite, Lawson Edward 1930-
Kamau Brathwaite auteur uit Barbados
Kamau Brathwaite barbadischer Schriftsteller
Kamau Brathwaite, Edward
Kamau Brathwaite, Edward 1930-
Брейтуэйт, Камау
Languages
English (342)
Spanish (11)
German (1)
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