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Propa Propaganda.

Author/Creator:
Zephaniah, Benjamin, author.
Publication:
Tyne and Wear : Bloodaxe Books, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (137 pages)
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Subjects:
Blacks -- Poetry -- England.
Race relations -- Poetry.
Local subjects:
20th century. (search)
Blacks -- England -- Poetry. (search)
English poetry. (search)
Race relations -- Poetry. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Benjamin Zephaniah is an oral poet, novelist, playwright, children's writer and reggae artist. Born in 1958 in Birmingham, he grew up in Jamaica and in Handsworth, where he was sent to an approved school for being uncontrollable, rebellious and 'a born failure', ending up in jail for burglary. After prison he turned from crime to music and poetry. In 1989 he was nominated for Oxford Professor of Poetry, and has since received honorary doctorates from several English universities, but famously refused to accept a nomination for an OBE in 2003. He has appeared in a number of television prog
Contents:
Cover; Description; Title Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; I Have a Scheme; The Death of Joy Gardner; Terrible World; White Comedy; Belly of de Beast; De Rong Song; Save Our Sons (SOS); Reggae Head; Dry; Meditate and Communicate; More Animal Writes; Who Dun It?; The Angry Black Poet; Poor Millionaires; Silence in Our Screams; Back to What; To Be Seen, To Be Done; One Day in Babylon; City Lights; No Problem; Family Values; Dancing the Tradition; Neighbours; Another World; The War Process; Want To Be a Soldier; Sit Con; City River Blues; Tricky; Altered Ego; Homeward Bound
Parents TodayThe Curse of Count Empire; Art; Words; Hope; Mad Human Disease; Master, Master; Cybersex; Ageism; Acts of Parliament: motion 1; Acts of Parliament: motion 2; Acts of Parliament: motion 3; The President Is Dead Again; Independence; De Queen an I; Walking Black Home; Self Defence; Tax Relief; Heckling Miss Lou; Childless; Copyright
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-78037-016-4
OCLC:
782868429