Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Session in poetry reading
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 Material Information
Title: Session in poetry reading
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 8/31/1972
 Subjects
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: South America -- Guyana -- Georgetown
Caribbean
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Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: CA00199881
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Holding Location: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: CARIFESTA I 1972

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Session in poetry reading


WHILE the shows and cated 'to Kwame Nkrumah,
concerts, projecting segments the other to 'Leaders of the
of Caribbean culture, aie be- Third World.'
ing staged nighiy since the Among others who read
curtain went up on Carifesta, their poems yesterday was
authors and poets of the re- R. Dobru of Surinam, whose
gion have been' meeting to 'I want to hate somebody
discuss aspects of their tsday' was deeply appreciat-
works at the Public Free ed by the audience. Tomor-
Library. tow there will be more read-
On Monday they discussed ings of poems at the Public
'The Novel in the Caribbean' Free Library including a
and yesterday there was a new collection of just-pub-
session in poetry reading, lished poems by a group of
Guyana's A. J: Seymour, Guyanese.
read the English version of Tomorrow's session will be
"Angela Davis" by the fa-
mous Cuban poet, Nicolas
Guillen; and the Barbadian
poet, E. R. Braithwaite, read
two of his poems, one dedi-


the first of three on "Poetry
in Guyana," the final session
coinciding with the conclu-
sion of the cultural festival
on September 15.
Next Thursday, September
7, Prime Minister Forbes
Burnham will declle open
a two-day conference of
Caribbean writers at the
University of Guyana. The
conference will feature ad-
dresses by Dr. Gordon Roh-
lehr, Professor Kenneth
Ramchand, Mr. Denis Wil-
liams and Mrs. Rita Coore




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