By Beverley Bryan,Morag Styles
Teaching Caribbean Poetry will tell and encourage readers with a love for, and knowing of, the dynamic global of Caribbean poetry. This special quantity units out to allow secondary English academics and their scholars to have interaction with a variety of poetry, prior and current; to appreciate how histories of the Caribbean underpin the poetry and relate to its interpretation; and to discover how Caribbean poetry connects with environmental issues.
Written by means of literary specialists with huge school room event, this energetic and available publication is immersed in school room perform, and examines:
• renowned facets of Caribbean poetry, comparable to functionality poetry;
• various sorts of Caribbean language;
• the connection among track and poetry;
• new voices, in addition to recognized and extraordinary poets, together with John Agard (winner of the Queen’s Medal for Poetry, 2012), Kamau Brathwaite, Lorna Goodison, Olive Senior and Derek Walcott;
• the the most important subject matters inside of Caribbean poetry corresponding to inequality, injustice, racism, ‘othering’, hybridity, diaspora and migration;
• where of Caribbean poetry at the GCSE/CSEC and CAPE syllabi, masking applicable topics, poetic types and poets for examination purposes.
Throughout this soaking up ebook, the authors target to strive against the frequent ‘fear’ of training poetry, allowing lecturers to educate it with self belief and exuberance and supporting scholars to adventure the rewards of hearing, analyzing, examining, appearing and writing Caribbean poetry.