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us: Brathwaite, Kamau, 1930-

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  • Fuller Name

    • Edward Kamau
  • Variants

    • us: Brathwaite, Edward Kamau, 1930-
    • us: Brathwaite, Edward, 1930-
    • us: Brathwaite, E. Kamau (Edward Kamau), 1930-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Bridgetown (Barbados)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Barbados
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Jamaica
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of the West Indies
        • Organization: (naf) University of Sussex
        • Organization: (naf) Pembroke College (University of Cambridge)
        • Organization: (naf) New York University
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Historians
            (lcsh) Dramatists
              (lcsh) Editors
          • Use For

          • Sources

            • found: His Iouanaloa, 1963.
            • found: His The folk culture of the slaves in Jamaica, 1981: t.p. (Edward Kamau Brathwaite)
            • found: His Middle passages, 1992: t.p. (Kamau Brathwaite)
            • found: Letter from author, dated 11-4-93 (my official name and that which I intend on using on all my books is Kamau Brathwaite)
            • found: Three Caribbean poets on their work, c1993: t.p. (E. Kamau Brathwaite)
            • found: Eastern Carolina U Writers of the Caribbean WWW site, Mar. 30, 2004 (Edward "Kamau" Brathwaite, b. Bridgetown, Barbados, May 11, 1930)
            • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Brathwaite, Edward Kamau, born Lawson Edward Brathwaite; Caribbean poet, historian, dramatist, and cultural theorist, educator, literary critic, magazine and journal editor / publisher); born 1930 in Bridgetown, Barbados; given the name "Kamau" while in Kenya; BA (1953) and Diploma of Education (1954) from Pembroke College, Cambridge; doctorate from the University of Sussex; worked for the Ministry of Education in Gold Coast (now Ghana); was a Resident Tutor in the Department of Extra-Mural Studies in St. Lucia; professor of history at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, in Kingston, Jamaica cofounded the Caribbean Artists Movement (CAM) from London, launched CAM's journal, Savacou; professor of comparative literature at New York University; won various prestigious awards, including the Neustadt International Prize for Literature (1994).
          • LC Classification

            • PR9230.9.B68
          • Change Notes

            • 1980-08-01: new
            • 2015-03-13: revised
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