Their champagne party will end! Poems in honor of Bate Besong /
Bate Besong was Cameroon?s most vocal and controversial poet, playwright and scholar, who died in March 2007. The poems in this collection are a tribute to the man and his work, and provide a snapshot of the mood that prevailed after his death. Bate Besong ushered in a new kind of nationalist?fighti...
Langaa Research & Pub. CIG,
|Series:||African Studies Centre research series.
|Online Access:||Available via EBSCO eBook Collection|
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- Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Tributes in Verse; A Tribute To Bate Besong, the Fallen Hero; Morgantown Failed; The Mountain Weeps; The Ghost of Um Nyobe; The Flight of Poet-Eagles; Unrepentant Intellectual; Dreadful Women's Day!; In the Hot Wastes; Warrior Falls at the Warfront; Ripples of a Tide: A Time to Mourn; On My Dying (A Poem Bate Besong Would Write Now); Inextinguishable Flame... Timeless Spirit; ... Rest softly; The Ascent; BB, You Must Have Known; Beast on the Rampage; Adieu Bate Besong "BB" and Companions; Farewell BB; Bad Boy; Bate Besong ajaoh!!
- A Tear For Bate BesongRequiem for the Genuine Intellectual; Flowing Like a Stream; Multifaceted BB; Quo Fata Vocant: Where The Fates Call; The Obscure Intellectual Lives On; Adieu Prof!; Death, Death and Death; Immortal Intellectual; A rare GEM; Because you did not Chop People Dem Money; They are Gone!; Postscript; Bate Besong or the Symbol of the Cameroon Divide; I went, I saw, I did not Conquer; Bate Besong on Bate Besong; Glossary; About the Contributors; Bate Besong, a Select Bibliography; Selected Critical Works; Interviews; Back Cover