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Kwame Dawes

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Kwame Dawes was born in Ghana, grew up in Jamaica, and studied and taught in New Brunswick, Canada. In the UK he has published five volumes of poetry, an anthology of reggae poetry, and a critical volume on reggae music and literature. His first book of poems, Progeny of Air, won the prestigious näytä lisää Forward Poetry Prize. He teaches at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Sisältää nimen: Kwame Senu Neville Dawes

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Tekijän teokset

She's Gone (2007) 46 kappaletta
The Mountain and the Sea (2020) 39 kappaletta
Bivouac: A novel (2010) 32 kappaletta
Seven New Generation African Poets: A Chapbook boxed set (2014) — Toimittaja — 24 kappaletta
Wisteria (2006) 22 kappaletta
Bob Marley (2002) 20 kappaletta
Nebraska: Poems (2019) 19 kappaletta
Eight New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (2015) — Toimittaja — 19 kappaletta
Midland: Poems (2001) 16 kappaletta
Wheel and Come Again: An Anthology of Reggae Poetry (1998) — Toimittaja — 15 kappaletta
Gomer's Song (Black Goat) (2007) 14 kappaletta
New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tatu) (2016) — Toimittaja — 12 kappaletta
Bearden's Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden (2017) — Toimittaja; Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
Impossible Flying (2006) 8 kappaletta
Sturge Town: Poems (2023) 8 kappaletta
New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne) (2017) — Toimittaja — 8 kappaletta
Progeny of Air (1994) 8 kappaletta
A Place to Hide (2002) 7 kappaletta
Jacko Jacobus (1996) 6 kappaletta
New-generation African poets. a chapbook box set / Sita (2019) — Toimittaja — 6 kappaletta
Back of Mount Peace (2010) 6 kappaletta
Requiem : a lament for the dead (1996) 6 kappaletta
Shook Foil (1997) 6 kappaletta
Selected Poems (2003) 5 kappaletta
Resisting the Anomie (1995) 5 kappaletta
Wheels (2011) 4 kappaletta
New-Generation African Poets: A chapbook box set (Nane) (2021) — Toimittaja — 4 kappaletta
Prairie Schooner 3 kappaletta
New-generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set: Saba (2020) — Toimittaja — 2 kappaletta
Speak from Here to There (2016) 2 kappaletta
Bruised Totems (2004) 1 kappale

Associated Works

African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song (2020) — Avustaja — 176 kappaletta
Granta 92: The View from Africa (2006) — Avustaja — 175 kappaletta
The 100 Best African American Poems (2010) — Avustaja — 98 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2013 (2013) — Avustaja — 83 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2014 (2014) — Avustaja — 81 kappaletta
Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin (2016) — Avustaja — 57 kappaletta
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Avustaja — 49 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2021 (2021) — Avustaja — 48 kappaletta
Kingston Noir (2012) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta
Accra Noir (2020) — Avustaja — 31 kappaletta
Fuchsia (2016) — Esipuhe — 19 kappaletta
Out of Bounds: British, Black, and Asian Poets (2012) — Avustaja — 13 kappaletta
Poetry Magazine Vol. 207 No. 6, March 2016 (2016) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Mummy Eaters (African Poetry Book) (2022) — Esipuhe — 5 kappaletta
Resisting Arrest: Poems to Stretch the Sky (2016) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta

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Our main character, escaping Kingston to her island home before a hurricane hits, she comes upon a confused naked man by the road. Previously a nursing home nurse, she trusts her instincts that he needs help so she takes the amnesiac to her island to ride out the storm, naming her mystery man Monty. Long widowed, she falls in love while also imagining worst case scenarios. A unique story, & yes we find out who he is.
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KarenMonsen | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 5, 2023 |
My first mistake was going into this audiobook blindly. I chose this selection because it was free and short, but I would have passed it had I taken the time to read the synopsis or other reviews. With that said, here is my review on the book:

A hurricane is coming to Jamaica and a strong, well-to-do, middle-aged single woman has told her daughter she is off to make sure her private island and belongings are safe, but on the way she sees a beautiful man (of course), standing naked (of course) in the road. He claims he remembers nothing, so she does what any sane person would do and brings him to her house where she has no way of contacting anyone from the outside world. It's okay though because the man is good looking and in such a VULNERABLE state that she's delightedly turned on by the idea that she feels like she now "owns" him. Weird, but OK.

They hang out for a few days and he makes a great house guest, but she spends a fair amount of her time creeping on him. It's okay though because remember, he's like, really, really hot, so it's not weird that she watches him sleep.

Eventually they decide he needs to remember where he came from and he plans to leave, but not before coming into her room at 4am and just immediately sticking his dick inside her. That's how sex normally works, right? Someone comes from another room in the middle of the night and you just... get to going? Foreplay is overrated anyway. The main character keeps yelling at the strange man to LOOK AT HER while he has sex with her because at this point, she's finally feeling a little insecure about the whole situation. The next morning he leaves and she returns to her life of distrusting men and avoiding her daughter. A few months later, she receives a letter from the man, complete with a photo of him and the wife he cheated on, as well as his children.

The story was both boring and tasteless. Not smutty enough to be smut, and way too smutty for someone who doesn't want to constantly listen to this woman talk about sex in the least sexy way possible. When it ended, I googled the author to see what a woman with this kind of weird exploiter fantasy looked like, and was surprised to see the author is, in fact, a 60-year old man. Oof.
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thezenofbrutality | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 5, 2023 |
Spring 202o (May);

One of the Audible Originals from May's ten released for free. I really loved this story. It's all about reclaiming yourself, whether you remember who that self is or don't. I loved how steeped in its culture it was. I even, truly, found myself touched by the most unexpected of endings, both realistic and romantic all at once.
 
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wanderlustlover | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 27, 2022 |
Interesting, yet not very memorable
 
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booklovers2 | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 28, 2020 |

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