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Moving Voices: Black Performance Poetry

Moving Voices: Black Performance Poetry (Paperback)

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A comprehensive collection of poems by twelve leading Caribbean and UK-born performance poets, this book not only features biographies of each poet and a detailed introduction discussing Black performance poetry and its roots in the oral traditions of African and Caribbean culture, but also an accompanying CD featuring live performances of selected poems.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poets Publisher: Hansib Publications Limited Publication Date: 01/10/2002 ISBN-13: 9781870518642  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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ASHER HOYLES is a performance poet. She writes in a variety of styles based on her experience as an African Caribbean, growing up in Chapeltown, Leeds, and moving to London at the age of sixteen. She has performed in schools and colleges, libraries, community centres and prisons. Her poems have also appeared on many London buses. MARTIN HOYLES is a senior lecturer in Communication Studies at the University of East London. Previously, he taught English for ten years in east London secondary schools. He has edited, among others, The Politics of Literacy (1977) and Changing Childhood (1979), and wrote The Politics of Childhood (1989). TOGETHER, Asher and Martin wrote Remember Me: Achievements of Mixed Race People, Past and Present (1999).

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