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Dance the Guns to Silence: 100 Poems for Ken Saro-wiwa
By Kadija George (editor), Nii Ayikwei Parkes (editor) and Kadija Sesay (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date November 23, 2005
Pages 200
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781905233014
ISBN-10 1905233019
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $10.15
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The anthology, Dance the Guns to Silence celebrates the life, struggles and achievements of Nigerian writer and activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa with 100 poems from internationally known and award winning poets and laureates across the globe. The title, Dance the Guns to Silence is taken from one of Saro-Wiwa’s own poems, ‘Dance’, with a foreword written by Ken Wiwa, Ken Saro-Wiwa’s son and editorial advisory from the renowned Malawian poet, now living in exile in Britain, Jack Mapanje. The anthology features contributions from leading world poets as well as emerging poets from all over the world, including, Amiri Baraka, Kamau Brathwaite, Jayne Cortez, Fred D’Aguiar, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Benjamin Zephaniah, Niyi Osundare, Helon Habila, Chris Abani, Syl Cheney Coker, Chenjerai Hove, Lemn Sissay, Moniza Alvi, Sarah Maguire, Pascale Petit, Nathalie Handal, Martin Espada and Kwame Dawes. With poems from Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, Mexico, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Canada, the collection, edited by Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Kadija Sesay has a number of poems translated from Bangla, Italian, Catalan and Castillian.

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With Kadija Sesay (other contributor), Nii Ayikwei Parkes (other contributor) | from Gardners Books (November 23, 2005)
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About: The anthology, Dance the Guns to Silence celebrates the life, struggles and achievements of Nigerian writer and activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa with 100 poems from internationally known and award winning poets and laureates across the globe.

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