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9780374173029 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 20, 2016, cover price $23.00

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Product Description: Return to Streets of Eternity brings together, for the first time, poems written during a life-time of passionate engagement in anti-colonial, civil rights, black power, and liberation movements, including many previously unpublished tributes to nineteenth and twentieth-century revolutionary leaders and to writers like Martin Carter, Dennis Brutus, Agostinho Neto, Andrew Salkey, Alejo Carpentier, and Mumia Abu-Jamal...read more

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9780992740986 | Smokestack Books, January 15, 2016, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Return to Streets of Eternity brings together, for the first time, poems written during a life-time of passionate engagement in anti-colonial, civil rights, black power, and liberation movements, including many previously unpublished tributes to nineteenth and twentieth-century revolutionary leaders and to writers like Martin Carter, Dennis Brutus, Agostinho Neto, Andrew Salkey, Alejo Carpentier, and Mumia Abu-Jamal.

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Product Description: Featuring poems from Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné, Danielle Jennings, Ruel Johnson, Monica Minott, Debra Providence, Shivanee Ramlochan, Colin Robinson, and Sassy Ross. With a preface by Kwame Dawes.With a generous sample from each poet, this anthology is an opportunity to discover some of the best new unpublished voices from the Caribbean...read more

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9781617754326 | Peekash Pr, November 3, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Featuring poems from Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné, Danielle Jennings, Ruel Johnson, Monica Minott, Debra Providence, Shivanee Ramlochan, Colin Robinson, and Sassy Ross.

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Product Description: de book of Mary is an epic poem in Jamaican Creole based on the Biblical story of Mary, Joseph and Jesus. The first book of a trilogy, Pamela Mordecai?s de book of Mary covers Mary?s life from her early years, through the arrival of the Archangel Gabriel and the birth of Yeshua, to her death...read more

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9781927494684 | Mawenzi House Pub, November 1, 2015, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: de book of Mary is an epic poem in Jamaican Creole based on the Biblical story of Mary, Joseph and Jesus.

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Product Description: Longlisted for the 2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Poetry"The Caribbean policeman is a character both foreign and familiar at the center of this intimate debut poetry collection. Combining Jamaican patois and American English, it tells the story of violence, loss, and recovery in the wake of colonialism...read more

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9781617754050 | Akashic Books, September 1, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Longlisted for the 2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Poetry"The Caribbean policeman is a character both foreign and familiar at the center of this intimate debut poetry collection.

Product Description: A collection spanning the whole of Derek Walcott's celebrated, inimitable, essential career "He gives us more than himself or ‘a world'; he gives us a sense of infinity embodied in the language." Alongside Joseph Brodsky's words of praise one might mention the more concrete honors that the renowned poet Derek Walcott has received: a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship; the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry; the Nobel Prize in Literature...read more
By Glyn Maxwell (editor)

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9780374125615 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 21, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A collection spanning the whole of Derek Walcott's celebrated, inimitable, essential career "He gives us more than himself or ‘a world'; he gives us a sense of infinity embodied in the language.

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9780374535087 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 6, 2015, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A collection spanning the whole of Derek Walcott's celebrated, inimitable, essential career "He gives us more than himself or ‘a world'; he gives us a sense of infinity embodied in the language.

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Product Description: Poetry. African & African American Studies. Latino/Latina Studies. Women's Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Pamela Carmell. Bilingual Edition. Honorable Mention, 2016 International Latino Book Award for Best Bilingual Poetry Book...read more

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9780982786055 | Bilingual edition (Cubanabooks, September 1, 2014), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: In this collection, Millicent Graham focuses on memory and the idea of home, while questioning the very nature of home as both a physical and emotional space. There are comforts—the landscape, the vegetation, the food, the playground, the hand of parents, the romantic escapades—and there are the disquiets—the bullying, the violence, the fearfulness, the failure of memory, the losses...read more

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9781845232344 | Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, June 1, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In this collection, Millicent Graham focuses on memory and the idea of home, while questioning the very nature of home as both a physical and emotional space.

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Product Description: With his dexterity as a writer, Kendel Hippolyte speaks through and beyond tradition. He writes in sonnet, triolet, villanelle, and echo poem; in idiomatic dramatic monologues that capture the rhythms of Caribbean speech; in blues and rap poems; in free verse that draws upon the long-breath incantatory lines of Ginsberg and contracts in miniaturist forms as concise as graffiti...read more

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9781845232351 | Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, June 1, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: With his dexterity as a writer, Kendel Hippolyte speaks through and beyond tradition.

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Product Description: In this collection, acclaimed Jamaican poet Kei Miller dramatizes what happens when one system of knowledge, one method of understanding place and territory, comes up against another. We watch as the cartographer, used to the scientific methods of assuming control over a place by mapping it, is gradually compelled to recognize—even to envy—a wholly different understanding of place, as he tries to map his way to the rastaman’s eternal city of Zion...read more

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9781847772671 | Carcanet Pr, June 1, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In this collection, acclaimed Jamaican poet Kei Miller dramatizes what happens when one system of knowledge, one method of understanding place and territory, comes up against another.
9781847772640, titled "Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion" | Carcanet Pr, May 29, 2014, cover price $16.60 | About this edition: In these great times which I knew when they were this small; which will become small again, provided they have time left for it; [.

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Product Description: This updated version assembles the work of one of the Caribbean's major poets, Eric Merton Roach. A remarkable anthology, it collects the poems published in journals between 1938 and 1973, Roach's early pseudonymous work, and a substantial selection of his unpublished poems from manuscript...read more
By Danielle Gianetti (compiler), Kenneth Ramchand (editor) and E. M. Roach

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9781845232078 | New rev edition (Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, December 1, 2012), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This updated version assembles the work of one of the Caribbean's major poets, Eric Merton Roach.

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Product Description: Resonating with the rich imagery of Caribbean life, politics, and social history, this latest collection of poetry from Adrian Augier is a poignant and faithful exploration of the human condition across several generations at home and abroad...read more

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9781845232023 | Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, December 1, 2012, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Resonating with the rich imagery of Caribbean life, politics, and social history, this latest collection of poetry from Adrian Augier is a poignant and faithful exploration of the human condition across several generations at home and abroad.

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Product Description: In this compilation, more than 50 contemporary Jamaican poets reflect in outspoken, meditative, humorous, and outrageous ways upon the historical and existential moment of Jamaican independence. Ranging from the lyric and the pastoral to the declarative and the celebratory, these poems employ language registers across the full spectrum of Jamaican English and patois...read more
By Kwame Dawes (editor)

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9781845232047 | Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, September 1, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this compilation, more than 50 contemporary Jamaican poets reflect in outspoken, meditative, humorous, and outrageous ways upon the historical and existential moment of Jamaican independence.

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Product Description: With verbal urgency and visionary imagination, this collection features the work of one of the Caribbean’s most important poets. Presenting what life is like on a small island, vulnerable to the wounded thrashings of world capitalism in crisis—an island where livelihoods are destroyed at the flourish of a Brussel bureaucrat’s pen; where Paradise is a tourist cruise ship that reminds the people of their neocolonial status; and where global consumerism has poisoned the ambitions of the young into drugs, crime, and violence—these candid poems are a warning of the perils fragmenting societies and ecologies...read more

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9781845231941 | Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, August 24, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With verbal urgency and visionary imagination, this collection features the work of one of the Caribbean’s most important poets.

Product Description: Poems, essays, satires, and letters in the style of The Spectator provide an authentic portrait of many aspects of life in 18th-century Barbados in this anthology of writings drawn from newspapers, journals, and society newsletters of the time...read more

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9781845230111 | Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, January 30, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Poems, essays, satires, and letters in the style of The Spectator provide an authentic portrait of many aspects of life in 18th-century Barbados in this anthology of writings drawn from newspapers, journals, and society newsletters of the time.

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Product Description: Lyrical and well-crafted, this collection of poetry presents some of Jamaican poet Shara McCallum’s best work. While touching upon various topics—including migration, identity, family relationships, motherhood, mental illness, storytelling, folklore, and myth—these poems transform the most painful and sometimes mundane details of life into works of terrible and satisfying beauty...read more

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9781845231866 | Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, November 2, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Lyrical and well-crafted, this collection of poetry presents some of Jamaican poet Shara McCallum’s best work.

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Product Description: On January 12, 2010, an earthquake broke apart the city of Port au Prince and stretches of the Haitian landscape, killing almost 300,000 and leaving 1.2 million people homeless. Collecting the work of more than 30 Haitian poets, this anthology offers a complex and sophisticated range of responses to the tragedy—poems about the rupture of love, the shock of a sudden catastrophe, the hunger for more beauty in the world, the shattering of landscapes, and ultimately, explorations of the incomprehensible nature of our mortality...read more
By Kwame Dawes (editor)

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9781845231927 | Mul edition (Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, October 31, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: On January 12, 2010, an earthquake broke apart the city of Port au Prince and stretches of the Haitian landscape, killing almost 300,000 and leaving 1.

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Product Description: Engaging with a broad range of human experience and concerns, Redemption Rain invites the reader into its profound epiphanies through patient revisitation and introspection. Rahim's voice weaves the explosive power of her lively Trinidadian Creole with the searching intensity of one given to appreciating memory's redemptive light...read more

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9781894770705 | Mawenzi House Pub, April 30, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Engaging with a broad range of human experience and concerns, Redemption Rain invites the reader into its profound epiphanies through patient revisitation and introspection.

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9781882295869 | Pap/com edition (Alice James Books, May 17, 2011), cover price $19.95

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9781847771032 | Carcanet Pr, August 1, 2010, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9781845231491 | Reprint edition (Peepal Tree Pr Ltd, December 15, 2011), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: First published in 1945, this compilation features the work of Jamaican poet George Campbell.

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Product Description: A DAZZLING NEW COLLECTION FROM ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT POETS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY In White Egrets, Derek Walcott treats the characteristic subjects of his career--the Caribbean's complex colonial legacy, his love of the Western literary tradition, the wisdom that comes through the passing of time, the always strange joys of new love, and the sometimes terrifying beauty of the natural world--with an intensity and drive that recall his greatest work...read more

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9780374289294 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 16, 2010, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A DAZZLING NEW COLLECTION FROM ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT POETS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY In White Egrets, Derek Walcott treats the characteristic subjects of his career--the Caribbean's complex colonial legacy, his love of the Western literary tradition, the wisdom that comes through the passing of time, the always strange joys of new love, and the sometimes terrifying beauty of the natural world--with an intensity and drive that recall his greatest work.

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9780152025182, titled "Just Clowning Around: Two Stories" | Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 2000, cover price $3.95 | also contains Just Clowning Around: Two Stories | About this edition: A young bear and her dad, both circus clowns, enjoy spending time together doing tricks and going for a bicycle ride.

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Product Description: As tropical as it is topical, this landmark anthology gives voice to three powerful women poets from the Dominican Republic. Together they present a wide array of linguistic and stylistic elements, and they address shared political and cultural issues that illuminate what it means to be a woman in the modern-day Dominican Republic...read more

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9781934414309 | Bilingual edition (Boa Editions, November 1, 2009), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: As tropical as it is topical, this landmark anthology gives voice to three powerful women poets from the Dominican Republic.

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Product Description: Caribbean verse is among the most diverse and exciting in the world, encompassing work from nations as different as Haiti, Trinidad, Jamaica, Dominica, Puerto Rico, Martinique, and Cuba. In The New Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse, Stewart Brown and Mark McWatt offer the only anthology of Caribbean poetry that represents all of the Caribbean - not just the English language writers, but the Spanish and French poets as well...read more
By Stewart Brown (editor) and Mark McWatt (editor)

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9780199561599 | Reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 7, 2009), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Caribbean verse is among the most diverse and exciting in the world, encompassing work from nations as different as Haiti, Trinidad, Jamaica, Dominica, Puerto Rico, Martinique, and Cuba.
9780192803320 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 3, 2005, cover price $35.00

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