All Are Involved: The Art of Martin Carter

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781900715263
  • Publisher: Peepal Tree Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 12/1/2000
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
The shape of the passion: the historical context of Martin Carter's poetry of protest (1951-1964) 24
Martin Carter and Politics 48
from 'Astride Two Visions' 58
from 'The Necessity of Poetry' 65
The 'Protest' Tradition in West Indian Poetry 71
The Guyaneseness of Guyanese Writing 82
Martin Carter's Earliest Poetry 90
Foreword to Poems of Resistance from British Guiana, 1954 96
Preface to the 1964 edition of Poems of Resistance 98
A commentary on two poems 100
Conceptual Perspectives on Time and Timelessness in Martin Carter's 'University of Hunger' 106
Re-reading Martin Carter 116
Resistance poems: the voice of Martin Carter 130
The Root and the Stone: The Rhetoric of Martin Carter's Poems of Succession 145
Foreword to Poems of Affinity 155
The Politics of the Heart 159
'Assassins of the voice': Martin Carter's Poems of Affinity 1978-1980 183
Martin Carter's Poetry of the Negative Yes 200
A note on Martin Carter's 'Bent' 215
The Dislocated Idiom of Martin Carter 219
'The poet is speaking': Martin Carter's politics of communication 225
The Poems Man: Lyrical humanism in the poetry of Martin Carter 237
Locating Martin Carter 245
Of space, being and consciousness in the poetry of Martin Carter 248
A vision of land and landscape in the poems of Martin Carter 257
A comment on Martin Carter's discussion of his poetics 264
Martin Carter's poetic essays in Community 269
Martin Carter's Prose: An Appreciation 287
Memoir 292
Tribute to Martin Carter 295
No Illusions 300
Glimpses of Martin Carter in his early years 302
A Measure of his Hope 304
For Martin Carter 306
His Impulse is Always Lyrical 307
Martin Carter: A Poet of the Americas 311
To Martin Carter 318
Martin Carter 1927-1997: a personal memoir 319
Martin Carter 324
A gimlet eye ... 326
Encounters with Martin Carter 328
News Back Home 332
The Complete Performance 334
On not knowing Martin Carter 335
In memory of Martin Carter 336
All of a Man 341
Give Thanks 344
A Memory of Martin Carter 345
In Tribute to Martin Carter 346
The Light 348
For the Environment 349
with nuff respect for MC 350
The warship, the poet and dangerous words 352
The Poet 355
Having Speech 356
Farewell Function 357
For Martin Carter 358
Watch my language: from Cheddi Jagan to Martin Carter 359
Martin Carter - Beacon 366
A friendly, dream-ful, dangerous man 370
Martin 373
Martin Carter: more than an excellent poet 376
One dream is enough: a tribute to Martin Carter 379
The Voice of One Crying 382
Bibliography 386
Notes on Contributors 396
Index 404
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