Monthly Archives: February 2020

In memoriam: Edward Kamau Brathwaite 1930-2020

JWIL mourns the loss of Kamau Brathwaite, one of Caribbean poetry’s giants and a lodestar for so many of us Caribbean literary scholars. His contributions to the urgent and continuing project of decolonization continue to awe, move and inspire legions.

Here are a few of the tributes to this remarkable life and career:

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/feb/05/edward-kamau-brathwaite-obituary?fbclid=IwAR24OWxBQnjyKf9hbJ7kbl1DmnDeLiDHeblJKNoHU3mXZOBYTUHo6OWHo3o

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/commentary/20200209/carolyn-cooper-kamau-brathwaite-our-poet-history