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First Poems
By Kwame Dawes (introduced by), Derek Walcott (contributor) and George Campbell
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Publisher Peepal Tree Pr Ltd
Publication date December 15, 2011
Pages 177
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781845231491
ISBN-10 184523149X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $19.95
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First published in 1945, this compilation features the work of Jamaican poet George Campbell. Perceptive and inspirational, these poems consider the events that marked the nationalist struggle for Jamaican independence, such as the imprisonment of militants by British colonial authorities, the appalling social conditions that drove the masses to revolt, and the desperate poverty of the black majority. Honoring martyred heroes of the Jamaican struggle against slavery and colonialism, Campbell writes about the hopes and consolations to be derived from religious faith, but a faith in which Jesus and Lenin were not necessarily incompatible icons. Other, more personal topics, such as love and its ecstasies and bitter disappointments and Jamaica’s natural beauty are also celebrated.



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With Kwame Dawes (other contributor), Derek Walcott (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Peepal Tree Pr Ltd (December 15, 2011)
9781845231491 | details & prices | 177 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $19.95
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