The Penguin Book of Modern African Poetry

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The Penguin Book of Modern African Poetry (in an earlier 1963 edition Modern Poetry from Africa) is a 1984 poetry anthology edited by Gerald Moore and Ulli Beier. It consists mainly of poems written in English and English translations of French or Portuguese poetry; poems written in African languages were included only in the authors' translations. The poems are arranged by the country of the poet, then by their date of birth. The following sections list the poets included in the collection.

Angola[edit]

Benin (Dahomey)[edit]

Cameroun[edit]

Cape Verde Islands[edit]

Congo Republic[edit]

Côte d'Ivoire[edit]

Gambia[edit]

Ghana[edit]

Guinea[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Madagascar[edit]

Malawi[edit]

Mali[edit]

Mauretania[edit]

Mauritius[edit]

Mozambique[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

San Tomé[edit]

Senegal[edit]

Sierra Leone[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Uganda[edit]

Zaire[edit]

Zambia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gerald Moore (30 August 2007). The Penguin Book of Modern African Poetry. Penguin Books Limited. p. 399. ISBN 978-0-14-191290-5.