Search - List of Books by Kamau Brathwaite

Edward Kamau Brathwaite (born May 11, 1930) is one of the major voices in the Caribbean literary canon. Brathwaite is the 2006 International Winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize, for his volume of poetry, Born to Slow Horses.

A holder of an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Sussex and co-founder of the Caribbean Artists Movement (CAM), Brathwaite has received both the Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships, and is a winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the Bussa Award, the Casa de las Américas Prize, and the Charity Randall Prize for Performance and Written Poetry.

Brathwaite is noted for his studies of Black cultural life both in Africa and throughout the African diasporas of the world in works such as Folk Culture of the Slaves in Jamaica; The Development of Creole Society in Jamaica, 1770-1820; Contradictory Omens; Afternoon of the Status Crow; and History of the Voice.

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Total Books: 30
The Lazarus Poems
2017 - The Lazarus Poems [Wesleyan Poetry Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780819576873
ISBN-10: 0819576875
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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LX the Love Axe/l Volume 1 Developing a Caribbean Aesthetic
2011 - Lx the Love Axe/l Volume 1 Developing a Caribbean Aesthetic (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845231750
ISBN-10: 1845231759
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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LX the Love Axe/l Volume 2 Notes and Commentary
2011 - Lx the Love Axe/l Volume 2 Notes and Commentary (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845231767
ISBN-10: 1845231767
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Elegguas
2010 - Elegguas [The Driftless Series & Wesleyan Poetry Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780819569431
ISBN-10: 0819569437
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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DS  Dreamstories
2007 - Ds Dreamstories [2 - New Directions Paperbook] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780811216937
ISBN-10: 0811216934
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Born to Slow Horses
2005 - Born to Slow Horses [Wesleyan Poetry] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780819567451
ISBN-10: 0819567450
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Development of Creole Society 1770-1820
2005 - The Development of Creole Society 1770-1820 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789766372194
ISBN-10: 9766372195
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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2004 - Words Need Love Too [Salt Modern Poets S.] (Hardcover)Paperback
The Zea Mexican Diary 7 September 1926-7 September 1986
2003 - The Zea Mexican Diary 7 September 1926-7 September 1986 [Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780299136444
ISBN-10: 0299136442
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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2002 - Mr [Magical Realism] (Paperback)
Ancestors
2001 - Ancestors (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780811214483
ISBN-10: 0811214486
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Conversations with Nathaniel Mackey
1999 - Conversations with Nathaniel Mackey (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780966897609
ISBN-10: 0966897609
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Dreamstories
1998 - Dreamstories [Longman Caribbean Writers] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780582093409
ISBN-10: 0582093406
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Literature & Fiction
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Middle Passages
1994 - Middle Passages (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780811212328
ISBN-10: 0811212327
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Roots
1993 - Roots [Ann Arbor Paperbacks] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780472095445
ISBN-10: 0472095447
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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The Zea Mexican Diary 7 Sept 1926-7 Sept 1986
1993 - The Zea Mexican Diary 7 Sept 1926-7 Sept 1986 [Wisconsin Studies Autobiography] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780299136406
ISBN-10: 029913640X
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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History of the Voice The Development of Nation Language in Anglophone Caribbean Poetry
1984 - History of the Voice the Development of Nation Language in Anglophone Caribbean Poetry (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780901241559
ISBN-10: 0901241555
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Sun Poem
1982 - Sun Poem [Oxford Poets] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780192119452
ISBN-10: 0192119451
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1977 - Mother Poem [Oxford Poets] (Paperback)
Black  Blues
Black Blues [New Directions Paperbook, 815] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780811213134
ISBN-10: 0811213137
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Politics & Social Sciences
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Trench Town Rock
Trench Town Rock [Lost Roads Series ; No 40] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780918786456
ISBN-10: 0918786452
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Rights of Passage
Rights of Passage (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781125159149
ISBN-10: 1125159146
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