The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography download free [PDF and Ebook] by Benjamin Zephaniah

The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography download free [PDF and Ebook] by Benjamin Zephaniah year 2018
  • Book name: The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography
  • Author: Benjamin Zephaniah
  • Release date: 2018/9/2
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781471168925
  • Rating: 8.72 of 10
  • Votes: 691
  • Review by: Bruce Tyner
  • Review rating: 7.63 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/17
  • Total pages: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 'The Life and Rhymes has a performative quality reminiscent of Zephaniah's poetry - honest, unshowy and ultimately unthreatening. It matches the man.' The Guardian Benjamin Zephaniah, who has travelled the world for his art and his humanitarianism, now tells the one story that encompasses it all: the story of his life. In the early 1980s when punks and Rastas were on the streets protesting about unemployment, homelessness and the National Front, Benjamin's poetry could be heard at demonstrations, outside police stations and on the dance floor. His mission was to take poetry everywhere, and to popularise it by reaching people who didn't read books. His poetry was political, musical, radical and relevant. By the early 1990s, Benjamin had performed on every continent in the world (a feat which he achieved in only one year) and he hasn't stopped performing and touring since. Nelson Mandela, after hearing Benjamin's tribute to him while he was in prison, requested an introduction to the poet that grew into a lifelong relationship, inspiring Benjamin's work with children in South Africa. Benjamin would also go on to be the first artist to record with The Wailers after the death of Bob Marley in a musical tribute to Nelson Mandela.The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah is a truly extraordinary life story which celebrates the power of poetry and the importance of pushing boundaries with the arts.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 22H58M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Autobiography: Literary, Literary Studies: Poetry & Poets, Literary Studies: From C 1900 -
  • Available formats: DOC, WORD, RTF, EPUB, LRF, TXT, PDF, TXTz. Compressed in TAR.BZ2, TAR.Z, ZIP, TZ, RAR, LZMA
  • Download servers: Dropbox, Hotfile, Woelkli, MEGA, Mediafire
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 23.96 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x234x27mm
  • Weight: 557g
  • Printed by: Scribner UK
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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