Selected Poems of Kwesi Linton Johnson
by Linton Kwesi Johnson
Publication Date: Jun 27, 2006
List Price: $22.00
Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Imprint: Penguin UK
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann and Pearson PLC
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A selection of Linton Kwesi Johnson’s best poems over three decades. Ranging from protests against police brutality to eulogies for departed friends and playful celebrations of urban life, Johnson’s use of Jamaican dialect to tackle distinctly British subjects contributed to a revolution in the notion of literary English. This Selected Poems charts the unique literary talent of one of Britain’s most influential poets and social critics.
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