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University of Hunger: Collected Poems and Selected Prose By Martin Carter,

  • Title: University of Hunger: Collected Poems and Selected Prose
  • Author: Martin Carter
  • ISBN: 9781852247102
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Guyanese poet Martin Carter 1927 97 was one of the foremost Caribbean writers of the 20th century and is considered a father figure of modern Caribbean poetry Twice imprisoned by the colonial government of British Guiana in the 1950s, he became a minister in Guyana s first independent government during the 60s, representing his country at the United Nations DisilluThe Guyanese poet Martin Carter 1927 97 was one of the foremost Caribbean writers of the 20th century and is considered a father figure of modern Caribbean poetry Twice imprisoned by the colonial government of British Guiana in the 1950s, he became a minister in Guyana s first independent government during the 60s, representing his country at the United Nations Disillusioned after three years, he resigned to live simply as a poet, remaining with the people Wise, angry, and hopeful, Carter s poetry voices a life lived in times of crisis This helpfully annotated collection is the first of its kind and includes key essays on race, colonialism, political action and the role of the poet in a postcolonial society.
    University of Hunger Collected Poems and Selected Prose The Guyanese poet Martin Carter was one of the foremost Caribbean writers of the th century and is considered a father figure of modern Caribbean poetry Twice imprisoned by the colonial gove

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    1. I savour this collection by this late Guyanese poet like I would rare chocolate I have to taste a little at a time it s just too beautiful, too intense and sometimes, too raw Brilliant a Caribbean sensibility with a global view.

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