Hot Earth Cold Earth

Hot Earth Cold Earth

by James Berry
     
 

In this large selection by one of Britain's leading poets and cultural activists, the new poems celebrate the divided world of a lifelong outsider, a poet of two tongues, 'Hot Earth' Creole and 'Cold Earth' English. Growing up in Jamaica, Berry felt as much disturbed by his African background as by the European slave-trade and its aftermath in his childhood. As a…  See more details below

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In this large selection by one of Britain's leading poets and cultural activists, the new poems celebrate the divided world of a lifelong outsider, a poet of two tongues, 'Hot Earth' Creole and 'Cold Earth' English. Growing up in Jamaica, Berry felt as much disturbed by his African background as by the European slave-trade and its aftermath in his childhood. As a bonus, Hot Earth Cold Earth includes the best work from his last collection, Chain of Days, which has been unavailable for many years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852243302
Publisher:
Bloodaxe Books
Publication date:
07/10/1996
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.47(d)

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