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The Promise of Hope free pdf Kofi Awoonor, one of Ghana's most accomplished poets, had for almost half a century committed himself to teaching, political engagement and the literary arts. The one constant that guided and shaped his many occupations and roles in life was poetry. The Promise of Hope is a beautifully edited collection of some of Awoonor's most arresting work spanning almost fifty years. Selected and edited by Awoonor's friend and colleague Kofi Anyidoho, himself a prominent poet and academic in Ghana, The Promise of Hope contains much of Awoonor's most recent unpublished poetry, along with many of his anthologised and classic poems. This engaging volume serves as a fitting contribution to the inaugural cohort of books in the African Poetry Book Series .

About Kofi Awoonor

Kofi Awoonor (1935-2013) was a diplomat and a professor of comparative literature at numerous universities, including the University of Ghana. He is the author of several volumes of poetry, including Night of My Blood - Ride Me, Memory - The House by the Sea - and The Latin American and Caribbean Notebook . His collected poems (through 1985) were published in Until the Morning After . Kofi Anyidoho , a poet and scholar, serves on editorial boards for several journals and has been a guest editor of Matatu , a journal of African culture and society that is published in Amsterdam.

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Author : Kofi Awoonor
Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
Data Published : 01 March 2014
ISBN : 0803249896
EAN : 9780803249899
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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