Item description for Narratives of Resistance: Jamaica, Trinidad, the Caribbean by Brian Meeks...
An analysis of contemporary social, political and intellectual resistance to hegemony in Caribbean societies. Beginning with the Henry Rebellion in 1960, Brian Meeks shows how popular resistance to domination was manifested in Jamaica and Trinidad until the end of the 20th century.
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Studio: University Press of the West Indies
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Publisher University Press of the West Indies
ISBN 9766400938 ISBN13 9789766400934
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More About Brian Meeks
Brian Meeks was born in Canada in 1953, but his family returned to Jamaica in 1956. A political activist in the 1970s, he was involved in post-independence arts and youth work. Kamau Brathwaite referred to him as one of the new generation of "brigadista" Jamaican poets, wielding an "unwhitened" language, Meek's poems were published in Savacou and anthologized in Voiceprint (1989). He currently lives in Canada.