Empire Windrush

Empire Windrush: Reflections on 75 Years & More of the Black British Experience

Hardback Published on: 22/06/2023
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Synopsis

In June 1948 the SS Empire Windrush docked in Tilbury, carrying with it the hopes and dreams of hundreds of young men and women from the Caribbean. It was both a point of departure and a historic transformation, a moment which influenced generations of writers and artists and produced much poetry, prose, fiction, journalism and influential essays.

In this groundbreaking collection, journalist and writer Onyekachi Wambu collates some of the best and most significant writing from the 75 years following the arrival of Empire Windrush. Featuring a preface by Margaret Busby, and new writing from Bernardine Evaristo, Mike Philips and Dan Hicks, Empire Windrush conjures a unique journey through the British past, present and future, via the prism of the Black imagination.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781399601917
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 620g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 160 x 46 mm

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