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The Zea Mexican diary, 7 Sept 1926-7 Sept 1986

Author: Kamau Brathwaite
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1993.
Series: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In May of 1986 Kamau Brathwaite learned that his wife, Doris, was dying of cancer and had only a short time to live. Responding as a poet, he began "helplessly & spasmodically" to record her passage in a diary. The Zea Mexican Diary is a collection of excerpts from this diary and other notes from this period of the Brathwaites' lives, and few who read this book will fail to be caught up in the depth of Kamau  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tagebuch 1926-1986
Autobiographies
Biographies
Diaries
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brathwaite, Kamau, 1930-
Zea Mexican diary, 7 Sept 1926-7 Sept 1986.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)624349307
Named Person: Kamau Brathwaite; Kamau Brathwaite; Doris Monica Brathwaite; Doris Monica Brathwaite; Kamau Brathwaite; Kamau Brathwaite; Kamau Brathwaite
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kamau Brathwaite
ISBN: 029913640X 9780299136406 9780299136444 0299136442
OCLC Number: 27936656
Description: xi, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Responsibility: Kamau Brathwaite ; with a foreword by Sandra Pouchet Paquet.
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In May 1986 Kamau Brathwaite learned that his wife, Doris, was dying of cancer. Responding as a poet, he began ""helplessly and spasmodically"" to record her passage in a diary. This is a collection  Read more...

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[Kamau Brathwaite Is] one of the finest living poets of the Western hemisphere. - London Times; ""In this indefinable text, a diary/memoir and then some, West Indian poet and scholar Kamau Brathwaite Read more...

 
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