It now includes more poems from different parts of the continent, in particular Liberian and Lusophone poetry, as well as more examples of traditional poetry. The new edition contains: * A new preface * An expanded introduction * Biographical details on the poets and a general overview of their work * A commentary, and line-by-line explanatory notes on each poem * In-depth questions for the student * A glossary of critical terms and techniques A Selection of African Poetry remains geared to the needs of school and university students throughout West Africa, as well as being a guide to African poetry for the general reader.
Kojo Senanu and Theo Vincent are both Professors of English at the Universities of Legon and Lagos respectively.
About the anthology; traditional poetry; Jean Joseph Rabearivelo; Leopold Sedar Senghor; Birago Diop; Agostinho Neto; Antonio Jacinto; Noemia de Sousa; Abioseh Nicol; Gabriel Imomotime Okara; Dennis Brutus; Kwesi Brew; Joseph Kariuki; David Rubadiri; Tchicaya U Tam'si; Okot p'Bitek; Lenrie Peters; Christopher Okigbo; Wole Soyinka; John Pepper Clark; Kofi Awoouor; Titus Chukwuemeka Nwosu; Yao Egblewogbe; Michael Echeruo; Kalu Uka; Toban Lo Liyong; Oswald Mbuyiseui Mtshali; Atukwei Okai; Mazisi Kunene; Muktarr Mustapha; Syl Cheney-Coker; Stephen Lubega; Bai Tamiah Moore; Khona Khasu; Jared Angira; Kofi Anyidoho; Niyi Osundare; Funso Ayejina.
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