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Author: Kamau Brathwaite

Kamau Brathwaite is a major poet of the second half of the 20th century. His international standing is maintained as a distinguished poet, scholar, and dramatist into the new century by the authorship of over 20 books, including The Arrivants: A New World Trilogy, X/Self, Black + blues, LX the Love Axe/l: Developing a Caribbean Aesthetic, WORDS NEED LOVE TOO, and Born to Slow Horses. He has taught at the University of the West Indies, Harvard University, and New York University. Brathwaite is the recipient of the Bussa Award, the Casa de las Americas Prize, the Neustadt Prize, a Fulbright Foundation Fellowship, the International Griffin Poetry Prize, the Presidents Award from St. Martin Book Fair, and the Frost medal from the Poetry Society of America. Kamau Brathwaite lives in his native Barbados, Caribbean.

Liviticus
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Liviticus

House of Nehesi Publishers

Poetry. Drama. Caribbean Studies. Typeset "performance" in Brathwaite's trademark Sycorax Video Style. LIVITICUS is "a monument to sorrow that cherishes our origins . as we live our lives of Modern distraction," according to the Pulitzer-nominated w...

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Trench Town Rock
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Trench Town Rock

Lost Roads Publishers

Poetry. African American Studies. Caribbean Studies. "Typeset in Brathwaite's trademark Sycorax video-print style, TRENCH TOWN ROCK is a harrowing account of violence in modern-day Jamaica. TRENCH TOWN ROCK, Kamau Brathwaite's long documentarian son...

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Words Need Love Too
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Words Need Love Too

House of Nehesi Publishers

Poetry. African American Studies. Kamau Brathwaite was born in Barbados in 1930, and found a rootedness in Africa that would sharpen his sense of "wholeness" and shape his awareness. His published works have surged his international standing, but si...

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