Turner: New and Selected Poems

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Jonathan Cape, 1994 - Poetry - 73 pages
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User Review  - heather - Goodreads

very mixed feelings about this collection. i like dabydeen's use of language and his imagery and his characters. but this doesn't feel like poetry to me. it feels like storytelling maybe. nothing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aingheal Apryll - Goodreads

I liked 'Turner' a lot (especially part XXII; I'd give Turner 4/5 moose). As for the other poems; I would probably not have borrowed/bought this collection based on them (then again, I borrowed it on ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

David Dabydeen is a Professor in the Centre for Caribbean Studies at the University of Warwick. Recent publications include Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation: Black Writers in the British Romantic Period (1999), and the novel A Harlot's Progress, which was shortlisted for the James Tait Black
Memorial Prize. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and Guyana's Ambassador to UNESCO.
John Gilmore is a lecturer in the Centre for Caribbean Studies at the University of Warwick. Recent publications include A-Z of Barbados Heritage, Empires and Conquests, and Freedom and Change.
Cecily Jones is a member of the Sociology Department of the University of Warwick, where she is Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Caribbean Studies.

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