Cape Coast Castle
Cape Coast Castle is one of three slave castles on the coast of Ghana. The poet believes that a place so savaged became a victim of society, and a new orientation can only come about by breaking the ancient silence. Naming the trauma involves him in exploring the condition of the African world. Weaving an intricate network of powerful images, his verse is both forceful and lyrical. A teacher of literature at the University of Cape Coast, the poet is acknowledged as a strong voice among the new generation of African poets.
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Review: Cape Coast Castle. a Collection of PoemsUser Review - Kimberly - Goodreads
I don't even like poetry, but this book hooked me with its criticisms, it's ability to command your attention to the issues surrounding the history of slavery in Ghana - and how that site of history at Cape Coast Castle is treated today. Read full review