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Oxford U.P., 1969 - Blacks - 113 pages
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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.

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Not really a story, but a poem. However, I may give it a good read.

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Kamau Brathwaite was born in Barbados in 1930. He is a poet, novelist, historian, critic, editor (Savacou) and bibliographer. He taught for many years at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, but now teaches at New York University. His poetry collections include Other Exiles, The Arrivants (Rights of Passage, Masks, Islands), Mother Poem, Sun Poem, X-Self, Black & Blues, and Middle Passages. His critical study, Love Axe/I is shortly to be published by Peepal Tree.

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