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Cape Coast Castle. A Collection of Poems

by Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang

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Published by Afram Publ. (Ghana) Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Poetry,
  • African,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Business & Economics : Development - Economic Development,
  • Poetry / African

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9201779M
    ISBN 109964701705
    ISBN 109789964701703

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Cape Coast Castle. A Collection of Poems by Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cape Coast Castle is one of three slave castles on the coast of Ghana. The poet believes that a place so savaged became a victim of society, and a new orientation can only come about by breaking the ancient silence. Naming the trauma involves him in exploring the condition of the African : $ Cape Coast Castle is one of three slave castles on the coast of Ghana.

The poet believes that a place so savaged became a victim of society, and a new orientation can /5. Cape Coast Castle - I made love to you, & it loomed there I made love to you, & it loomed there - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

Cape Coast Castle. a Collection of Poems by Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang Paperback Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description Cape Coast Castle is one of three slave castles on the coast of Ghana. The poet believes that a place so savaged became a victim of society, and a new orientation can only come about by breaking the ancient : Cape Coast Castle (Swedish: Carolusborg) is one of about forty "slave castles", or large commercial forts, built on the Gold Coast of West Africa (now Ghana) by European was originally a Portuguese "feitoria" or trading post, established in However in the Swedish Africa Company constructed a timber fort there.

It originally was a centre for the trade in timber and gold. Cape Coast Castle A Collection of Poems by Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang.

Cape Coast Castle is one of three slave castles on the coast of Ghana. The poet believes that a place so savaged became a victim of society, and a new orientation can only come about by breaking the ancient silence. Naming the trauma involves him in exploring the condition of the.

It is a fetish that allows us to pretend that our world is whole; thus we nullify the castle by incorporating, then ignoring it. And so we live in a shattered world with an eroded sense of history in a world we swear is whole.

Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang, Cape Coast Castle, A Collection of Poems, Pages 1 – The collection is sensually, beautifully relaxed in rhetoric; in poems like "Cape Coast Castle," Komunyakaa reminds us of his gift for combining the personal with the universal, one moment addressing a lover, the next moving the focus outward, until both poet and reader are implicated in the book Reviews: 9.

Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang is the author of Cape Coast Castle. a Collection of Poems ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 1 review, published )/5(1). Return of No Return and Other Poems Margaret D Patten Ghanaian imaginative writing in English, An annotated bibliography, (Department of Library Studies, University of Ghana, Legon.

Cape Coast Castle, a sure mark of death Crammed like herrings in caves below In dark deep dungeon, damp and hallow. Human cry from distant echoed Flew pass ears of heartless fellows, Cape Coast castle a place of sorrow While freed men sipped whisky and tea Captured men had hungry belly.

Strange enough, was that church above. Cape Coast - See here pictures of Cape Coast and area of Cape Coast. Cape Coast id the capital of the Central region of Ghana. There are many hotels, guesthouses, a large University, hospitals, schools.

Some fantastic local markets and amazing beaches around. The city located is near kakum National Park, Elmina and Elmina Castle. The Cape Coast Castle is one of the 30 slave forts ofthe US president Barack Obama and his family, made a point to visit the Cape Coast Castle.

So why should you learn about it. Well, it took 50 years to build the three-story building that forms today’s Cape Coast Castle. It was originally built by the Swedes (the Swedish Africa Company), starting in (it was then known. A Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry Exits from Elmina Castle: Cape Coast, Ghana.

The Journey The Tour Tourists' Lunch Beneath Elmina Above Elmina Slavery Power Market “The new poems in Toi Derricotte’s collection. Cape Coast Castle was founded by the British in The castle was never taken over. Elmina Castle was founded by the Portugese in Last of all, Elmina Castle is the biggest castle in West Africa.

I really enjoyed going to Cape Coast and Elmina Castles and I hope we go there again. TRIP HIGHLIGHTS. Our Class at Cape Coast Castle. Our.

Hall notes in Retrospect that Maclean refused Hall's attempts to erect a statue in honour of Landon, and that her funeral services were shrouded in secrecy: "on the evening of her death she was buried in the courtyard of Cape Coast Castle.

The grave was dug by torchlight amid a pitiless torrent of rain" (Retrospect, pp. Cape Coast Castle Museum, Ghana (West Africa) Welcome to Cape Coast & Cape Coast Castle.

Fee and entrance information. Advertisement. The castle’s opening hours are am to pm daily. (Eastern included) Entrance fees usually change every 2. Derricotte links these racially-themed poems with a short introduction to Elmina Castle.

Elmina Castle housed slaves for more than three centuries. Beginning her journey through Elmina Castle with the poem “Exits from Elmina Castle: Cape Coast, Ghana,” readers have a sense that she is not just walking with slaves from centuries ago.

Focusing primarily on Cape Coast Castle, the African headquarters of the British slave trade fromthis thought-provoking account tells the story of the people who lived, worked, or were imprisoned within its walls, the soldiers stationed there, the negotiations with local African leaders, and the deadly diseases inside the compound.

Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast () ‘Cabo Corso,’ meaning ‘short cape’, is the name the Portuguese settled on for the local settlement within which its trade lodge was built in Its corruption to ‘Cape Coast’ is now the accepted name of the capital of the Central Region of Ghana.

Cape Coast Castle was rebuilt in the late 18th c. by the British. The history of the trans-Atlantic slave trade is undoubtedly the most familiar narrative Americans have of Africa. Upwards of 12 million slaves were shipped out of Africa to supply labor to the New World, and several million died along the way.Letitia Elizabeth Landon.

Letitia Elizabeth Landon was an English poet. Born 14th August at 25 Hans Place, Chelsea, she lived through the most productive period of her life nearby, at NoThe collection is sensually, beautifully relaxed in rhetoric; in poems like "Cape Coast Castle," Komunyakaa reminds us of his gift for combining the personal with the universal, one moment addressing a lover, the next moving the focus outward, until both poet and reader are implicated in the book’s startling Chameleon Couch is a.