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Jubilation! : Poems Celebrating 50 Years of Jamaican Independence, Paperback / softback Book

Jubilation! : Poems Celebrating 50 Years of Jamaican Independence Paperback / softback

Edited by Kwame Dawes


In this compilation, more than 50 contemporary Jamaican poets reflect in outspoken, meditative, humorous, and outrageous ways upon the historical and existential moment of Jamaican independence.

Ranging from the lyric and the pastoral to the declarative and the celebratory, these poems employ language registers across the full spectrum of Jamaican English and patois.

Often surprising and sometimes alarming, this book affirms the contributors recognition of what it means to be Jamaican."


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 182 pages
  • Publisher: Peepal Tree Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • ISBN: 9781845232047



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