Kofi Awoonor

Il 21 settembre 2013 il poeta ganese Kofi Awoonor è stato ucciso nel corso degli attacchi al Westgate mall di Nairobi in Kenya.

Il 21 settembre 2013 il poeta ganese Kofi Awoonor è stato ucciso nel corso degli attacchi al Westgate mall di Nairobi in Kenya.

Notizie sulla sua morte e ricordi del poeta:

Letter from Nairobi: “I Will Say It Before Death Comes”, by Teju Cole, in The NewYorker, 26 settembre 2013

Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor among Westgate mall victims, Afua Hirsch, theguardian.com, 23 settembre 2013

Ghanaians Mourn a Poet and Scholar Killed in Nairobi Mall Attack, by Adam Nossiter, in nytimes.com, 23 settembre 2013

Kofi Awoonor: Remembering a Ghanaian poet, in bbc.co.uk, 23 settembre 2013

Il poeta Kofi Awoonor è morto nell'attentato a Nairobi, di Fabrizia Sacchetti, in Focus.it, 23 settembre 2013

Su Kofi Awoonor:

Poetry Foundation Ghana

Poetry Foundation

Wikipedia

Encyclopedia Britannica

Le sue opere:

Rediscovery and Other Poems (poetry), Ibadan : Mbari Publications, 1964
Messages : poems from Ghana, London ; Ibadan ; Nairobi : Heinemann, 1971
Night of My Blood (poetry), New York : Anchor Books, 1971
This Earth, My Brother... An Allegorical Tale of Africa (novel), London : Heinemann, 1971
Ride Me, Memory (poetry), Greenfield Center, N.Y. : Greenfield Review Press, 1973
The Breast of the Earth: A Survey of the History, Culture and Literature of Africa South of the Sahara, Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1975
Come Back, Ghana : [s.n.], 1976
The House by the Sea (poetry), New York : The Greenfield review press, 1978
The Ghana Revolution: A Background Account from a Personal Perspective, Bronx, N.Y. : Oases Publishers, 1984
Until the Morning After: Collected Poems (poetry), Greenfield Center, N.Y. : Greenfield Review press, 1987
Ghana: A Political History from Pre-European to Modern Times, Accra : Sedco : Woeli, 1990
Comes the Voyager at Last: A Tale of Return to Africa (novel), Trenton, N.J. : Africa Worls Press, 1992
The Latin American and Caribbean Notebook (poetry), Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 1992
Africa, the Marginalized Continent, Accra: Woeli publishing services, 1994
Herding the Lost Lamb (poetry), 2002
The African Predicament: Collected Essays, Accra : Sub-Saharan Publishers, 2006

Disponibili in biblioteca:

*This earth, my brother... / Kofi Awoonor. - London : Heinemann, 1972.

*Ghana : a political history from pre-European to modern times / Kofi Nyidevu Awoonor. - Accra : Sedco : Woeli, 1990.

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