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The African Origins of UFOs free pdf "The African Origins of UFOs" is a narrative in verse that alternates between future - present and past. It is a fusion of science fiction, surrealism, mythology and the carnivalesque rhythms of Trinidadian dialect. It is a unique, genre busting, hybrid text that blurs the boundaries between prose and poetry and asks difficult questions about "race", memory and the future.

About Anthony Joseph

Anthony Joseph is a Trinidad- born poet, novelist, musician and lecturer described as 'the leader of the black avant-garde in Britain'. His written work and performance moves between surrealism, experiments with language and form, Jazz and the rhythms of Caribbean speech and music. He is the author of four poetry collections and a novel The African Origins of UFOs. In 2005 he was selected by the Arts Council of England and Renaissance One as one of 50 Black and Asian writers who have made major contributions to contemporary British literature. In 2012 he represented Trinidad at the Poetry Parnassus Festival on London's South Bank. He performs internationally and tours with his band The Spasm Band with which he has released four critically acclaimed albums. His fifth album Time was produced by Meshell Ndgeocello and will be released in Spring 2014. Lauri Ramey is a poet and scholar whose PhD is in contemporary poetry from University of Chicago. She is Director of the Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics and a professor of creative writing and English at California State University, Los Angeles. Her books include Black British Writing (with R. Victoria Arana), Every Goodbye Ain't Gone (with Aldon Lynn Nielsen) and The Heritage Series of Black Poetry, 1962-1975 (with Paul Breman). Her poetry recently appeared in nthposition, Poetrybay, NYC BigCityLit and Lounge Lit.

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Author : Anthony Joseph
Publisher : Salt Publishing
Data Published : 01 October 2006
ISBN : 1844712729
EAN : 9781844712724
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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