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  • Bivouac

    Bivouac
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617757105

    Kwame Dawes has been named a 2019 Windham-Campbell Prize Recipient in poetry"Few other novels encapsulate Jamaica's political upheavals so well. Protagonist Ferron Morgan agonizes over his father's death, maybe from a doctor's mistake, maybe from a…

  • City of Bones

    City of Bones
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845234164

  • A Far Cry from Plymouth Rock

    A Far Cry from Plymouth Rock
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230258

    After ten years of living and working in South Carolina, of trying to manage a writing career that spans the USA, the UK and Jamaica, but of hanging onto a Ghanaian passport despite its manifold inconveniences at airport immigration desks, the quest…

  • Back of Mount Peace

    Back of Mount Peace
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231248

    Characterized by a beautifully realized reciprocity between outer landscape and the characters inner worlds, this remarkable sequence of lyric poetry explores the blossoming of an innately complicated relationship between a retired fisherman named M…

  • Bougainvillea Ringplay

    Bougainvillea Ringplay
    av Marion Bethel

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230845

    Rooted in the landscape of the Bahamas and marked by a mastery of syntax, these poems are finely crafted works of art that reveal a distinctive use of language that is sensual in the most literal sensethe smell of vanilla and sex; the sound of waves…

  • Bearden's Odyssey

    Bearden's Odyssey

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810134898

    Borrowing from Romare Bearden’s aesthetic palette and inspired by his Odysseus series, Bearden’s Odyssey gathers, for the first time, poems from thirty-five of the most revered African diaspora poets in the United States. Poetic echoes c…

  • Natural Mysticism

    Natural Mysticism
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715225

    The first book ever to look in-depth at reggae as an artistic form, "Natural Mysticism" shows how reggae combines politics, sex, spirituality and art, and offers in depth analyzes of leading reggae artists such as Burning Spear, Lee Scratch Perry an…

  • A New Beginning

    A New Beginning
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845234249

  • Progeny of Air

    Progeny of Air
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948833687

  • New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Sita)

    New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Sita)

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617757174

    "A limited edition, 11-piece box set that features 10 new African poets." --New York Times Book Review, "Globetrotting," April 2019Included in African Book Addict's List of 2019 Anticipated Releases"Akashic's annual project to identify the best poet…

  • The Mountain and the Sea

    The Mountain and the Sea
    av Kwame Dawes

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781713585190

    Esther, a painter living in Jamaica and recovering from the death of her husband, comes across a man on a mountain road with no memory of his past. As a hurricane rushes towards the island, she shelters the handsome stranger, names him "Monty", and…

  • Bob Marley

    Bob Marley
    av Kwame Dawes

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780825673528

  • Tangling With The Epic

    Tangling With The Epic
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845234522

  • City of Bones

    City of Bones
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810134621

    As if convinced that all divination of the future is somehow a revisioning of the past, Kwame Dawes reminds us of the clairvoyance of haunting. The lyric poems in City of Bones: A Testament constitute a restless jeremiad for our times, and DawesR…

  • Twenty

    Twenty
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781891885396

    The poets include: Paul Allen, Jan Bailey, Cathy Smith Bowers, Jessica Bundschuh, Stephen Corey, Robert Cumming, Debra Daniel, Carol Ann Davis, Curtis Derrick, Linda Ferguson, Starkey Flythe, Angela Kelly, John Lane, Susan Ludvigson, Terri McCord, J…

  • Talk Yuh Talk

    Talk Yuh Talk

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813919454

    The interviews in this book reflect a range of Caribbean voices from several generations, from poets influenced by a dynamic interplay between the popular culture of reggae, calypso, folk music and ""yard"" theatre to those whose work is closer to c…

  • Talk Yuh Talk

    Talk Yuh Talk

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813919461

    The interviews in this book reflect a range of Caribbean voices from several generations, from poets influenced by a dynamic interplay between the popular culture of reggae, calypso, folk music and ""yard"" theatre to those whose work is closer to c…

  • Bivouac

    Bivouac
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231057

    A sharply focused portrayal of Jamaica at a tipping point in its recent past, this story of one man's private grief and dislocation explores the psyche of a nation and a cultural movement that has lost its footing. When Ferron Morgan's family is thr…

  • Prophets

    Prophets
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845234041

  • Gomer's Song

    Gomer's Song
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933354446

  • Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean

    Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617754326

    Featuring poems from Danielle Boodoo-Fortun , Danielle Jennings, Ruel Johnson, Monica Minott, Debra Providence, Shivanee Ramlochan, Colin Robinson, and Sassy Ross. With a preface by Kwame Dawes.With a generous sample from each poet, this anthology i…

  • When the Rewards Can Be So Great

    When the Rewards Can Be So Great

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780988482746

  • New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne)

    New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne)

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617755408

    Edited by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani, the yearly poetry chapbook set is a delightful combination of emerging African poets. This year's collection is no less ambitious in its scope: Nne introduces poets of a singular talent, exploring themes of bel…

  • New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba): Hardcover Anthology Edition

    New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba): Hardcover Anthology Edition

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617759727

    This is the limited hardcover anthology edition of New Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (SABA)Akashic Books' chapbooks boxset of African poetry has delighted lovers of poetry for 6 years. The latest collection features 11 new voices. Get…

  • New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba)

    New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba)

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617758164

    Akashic Books' chapbooks boxset of African poetry has delighted lovers of poetry for 6 years. The latest collection features 11 new voices. Get ready to be inspired and edified with the power of poetic expression. --Brittle Paper, One of 50 Notable…

  • A Place to Hide

    A Place to Hide
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715485

  • The Damp in Things

    The Damp in Things
    av Millicent Graham

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230838

    Sparkling with sharp wit and off-kilter humor, this emotional collection shows a distinctly contemporary and urban Jamaica through the eyes of a surrealist whose sharp imagery and precise language expose the absurdities and contradictions of society…

  • Intersections

    Intersections
    av Frances-Marie Coke

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230883

    In this collection, the uncertain paths of childhood and adulthood are traced through a sequence of poems that treat Idlewilda place deep in the heart of rural Jamaicaas a character, a constant that serves as a reliable touchstone for memory. Althou…

  • Requiem

    Requiem
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715072

  • So Much Things To Say

    So Much Things To Say

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781936070077

    Contributors include: Robert Pinsky, Derek Walcott, Elizabeth Alexander, Amiri Baraka, Martin Espada, Terrance Hayes, Valzyna Mort, Sonia Sanchez, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Patricia Smith, Saul Williams, Staceyann Chin, and 88 others.Imagine a night of…

  • Seeking

    Seeking

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611170924

    The best art has the uncanny ability not only to give pleasure to those who view it but also to inspire a desire to respond. The best artists are a force for all art, and renowned Gullah artist Jonathan Green's work has inspired a wide range of resp…

  • Seeking

    Seeking

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611170917

    The best art has the uncanny ability not only to give pleasure to those who view it but also to inspire a desire to respond. The best artists are a force for all art, and renowned Gullah artist Jonathan Green's work has inspired a wide range of resp…

  • Hope's Hospice

    Hope's Hospice
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230784

    Frank and earnest, this moving collection of poetry offers a glimpse into the support centers and hospice outside of Montego Bay and the many lives that have been lost to HIV/AIDS in Jamaica. Culled from open dialogue with sufferers and those who ca…

  • Midland

    Midland
    av Kwame Dawes

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821413555

    The winning manuscript of the fourth annual Hollis Summers Poetry Prize is also the exciting American debut by a poet who has already established himself as an important international poetic voice. Midland, the seventh collection by Kwame Dawes, dra…

  • Midland

    Midland
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821413562

    The winning manuscript of the fourth annual Hollis Summers Poetry Prize is also the exciting American debut by a poet who has already established himself as an important international poetic voice. Midland, the seventh collection by Kwame Dawes, dra…

  • Red

    Red

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231293

    Inspired by the word red, thiscollection of poems written by black British writersincluding both established authors and new, exciting poetsexplores the subjects and ideas stirred by a single trigger, from the word'susual associations with blood, vi…

  • The Stone Gatherer

    The Stone Gatherer
    av Esther R. Phillips

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230852

    Candid, honest, and empathetic, this disarming volume of poetry revels in poems that undress the foibles of familyfrom a father s smallness to a mother s fortissimo all located within the unique landscape of Barbados. Displaying a facility for the B…

  • Coming Up Hot

    Coming Up Hot
    av Danielle Boodoo-Fortune

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845233099

    With a generous sample from each poet, this anthology is an opportunity to discover some of the best new voices from the Caribbean. This is a generation that has absorbed Walcott, Brathwaite, Carter and Lorna Goodison, but has found its own distinct…

  • Resisting the Anomie

    Resisting the Anomie
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780864921475

    Resisting the Anomie is the second book of poetry by Kwame Dawes, whose collection Progeny of Air, won Britain's prestigious Forward Trust Poetry Prize for Best First Book in the fall of 1994. In Resisting the Anomie, Dawes takes as his subject the…

  • Wheel and Come Again

    Wheel and Come Again

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715133

  • New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tano)

    New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tano)

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617756238

    "This annual anthology of emerging African poets edited by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani introduces new poets, each with a chapbook as part of the boxed set. The anthology, along with other projects of the African Poetry Book Fund, is credited with pu…

  • She's Gone

    She's Gone
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933354187

    A prominent Jamaican reggae singer falls in love with an African American woman while on tour in South Carolina. The two struggle to forge a relationship across a cultural and psychological divide in a story that spans from Jamaica to South Carolina…

  • Wheels

    Wheels
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231422

    Using the power of language to explore and discover patterns of meaning, this collection brings the lyric poem face to face with the external worldwith its politics, social upheavals, and ideological complexity. Whether it is a poem about a near vic…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715706

  • In The Name Of Our Families

    In The Name Of Our Families
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845234669

  • Seven Strong

    Seven Strong

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611170931

    A collaboration between the South Carolina Poetry Initiative and the University of South Carolina Press, the South Carolina Poetry Book Prize is a celebration of accomplished and emerging poets linked together by their shared associations with the P…

  • Go De Rass To Sleep

    Go De Rass To Sleep
    av Adam Mansbach

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617752742

    "No matter what the country or the language, parents all over the world--loving, frustrated, exhausted parents--know what Adam Mansbach means. Since 2011, his comically obscene picture book has sold more than 1.5 million copies in dozens of language…

  • Shook Foil

    Shook Foil
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715140

  • Accra Noir

    Accra Noir

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617759567

    Accra joins Lagos, Nairobi, Marrakech, and Addis Ababa in representing the African continent in the Noir Series arena.The anthology Accra Noir edited by Nana-Ama Danquah captures the hustle of several distinctive neighborhoods of Ghana's capital. --…

  • Impossible Flying

    Impossible Flying
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230395

    "Impossible Flying" is Dawes' most personal and universal collection, 'telling family secrets to strangers'. There are moments of transcendence, but often there is 'no epiphany, just the dire cadence of regret' since the failures of the past cannot…

  • Jubilation!

    Jubilation!

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232047

    In this compilation, more than 50 contemporary Jamaican poets reflect in outspoken, meditative, humorous, and outrageous ways upon the historical and existential moment of Jamaican independence. Ranging from the lyric and the pastoral to the declara…

  • New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nane)

    New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nane)

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617759505

    This fourteen-piece, limited-edition box set--an African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) project--features the work of thirteen new African poets.The African Poetry Book Fund's New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set is one of the most important an…

  • Jacko Jacobus

    Jacko Jacobus
    av Kwame Dawes

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900715065