Nine West Indian poets

an anthology for the CXC English examination
  • 95 Pages
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Collins , [London]
Other titles9 West Indian poets.
Statementedited by Velma Pollard.
ContributionsPollard, Velma.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 91/13309 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1625567M
ISBN 100003218805
LC Control Number91172033
OCLC/WorldCa24174595

"This book is a superb introduction to West Indian poetry and to one of the most important sectors of the postcolonial scene.

Students using this book will come out of the experience with an excellent mastery of the primary texts of West Indian literature and the issues that motivated it." Simon Gikandi, University of MichiganCited by: Well, I am torn between giving this book an OK-ish 3-star rating and the approving 4-stars.

This anthology contains the poems by nine Indian women poets, arbitrarily chosen by the compiler Eunice De Souza, who happens to be one of those nine poets/5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: 9 West Indian poets. Description: 95 pages ; 21 cm: Other Titles: 9 West Indian poets.

(shelved 1 time as west-indian-authors) avg rating — 5, ratings — published This anthology covers nine Indian women poets writing in English. Edited by the poet and academic Eunice de Souza, it brings together poems which are witty, ironic, poignant and technically assured.

The book includes a general introduction and critical appraisals of each poet. This introduction to West Indian poetry is written for readers making their first approach to the poetry of the Caribbean written in English.

It offers a comprehensive literary history from the s to the s, with particular attention to the relationship of West Indian poetry to European, African and American literature. Close readings of individual poems give detailed analysis of social Reviews: 1.

Caribbean poetry (often used synonymously for West Indian poetry) comprises any form whatsoever poem, rhyme, or lyric that derives from the Caribbean region and writers of the Caribbean diaspora.

Particularly after the mids and s, Caribbean poetry gained increasing visibility with the publication in Britain and North Nine West Indian poets book of several anthologies; over the years the canon has shifted.

About the Book: This collection of witty, ironic, poignant, and technically assured poems is an example of some of the best contemporary Indian poetry today. The intention in bringing together these poems was to represent the growing maturity evident in the themes and styles of the poetry of Indian women.

While acquaints the reader with the variety in each poet's work, the prime consideration. Indian English poetry is among the oldest forms of Indian English poets writing in English have nativized or indianized English to focus on typical Indian situations.

Henry Louis Vivian Derozio is considered the first poet in the lineage of Indian English poetry followed by Rabindranath Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, Sarojini Naidu, Michael Nine West Indian poets book Dutt, and Toru Dutt among others. Short West Indian Poems.

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Nine West Indian poets: An anthology for the CXC English examination. About the Book Since its first publication, this book has become the most widely accepted and utilized anthology of modern Indian poetry in English.

Compiled by R. Parthasarathy, himself an eminent writer and poet who has contributed to this volume, it carries verse by the country's best-known poets: A. Ramanujan, Nissim Ezekiel, Kamala Das, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Keki Daruwalla, Gieve.

Indian poetry has a long and rich history dating back to ancient times. Due to the diverse nature of India, Indian poetry has been written in numerous languages including Sanskrit, Hindi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali and Urdu; as well as in foreign languages like Persian and English.

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Below are a few West Indian poets whose works capture and transcend their shared cultural heritage: Derek Walcott, born inis from Saint Lucia.

He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in for his epic poem, Omeros — based on Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey. Walcott is currently a professor of poetry at the University of Essex.

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Her first book, Heart Talk, was published in Rupi Kaur / Instagram Handle: @rupikaur_: Rupi Kaur is an Indian-born Canadian poet and illustrator whose work has reached international acclaim since she self-published her first book of poems, Milk and Honey, in.

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