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Kofi Anyidoho

Kofi Anyidoho

Kofi Anyidoho

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Kofi Anyidoho (born 1947) is a Ghanaian poet and academic who comes from a family tradition of Ewe poets and oral artists. He was educated in Ghana and the U.S., gaining his Ph.D. at the University of Texas. He is currently Professor of Literature at the University of Ghana.

He has received numerous awards for his poetry, including the Valco Fund Literary Award, the Langston Hughes Prize, the BBC Arts and Africa Poetry Award, the Fania Kruger Fellowship for Poetry of Social Vision, Poet of the Year (Ghana), and the Ghana Book Award.

Poetry
Elegy for the Revolution (1978)
A Harvest of Our Dreams (1985) – Heinemann (paperback 1998), ISBN 043590261X
Earthchild (1985) Woeli Publishing, ISBN 9964970722
Ancestral Logic and Caribbean Blues (1992) Africa World Press, ISBN 0865432651

Writing
Anyidoho’s academic writing includes:

The Word Behind Bars and the Paradox of Exile, Northwestern University Press (1997), ISBN 0810113937
Kofi Anyidoho and James Gibbs (ed.), Fontomfrom. Contemporary Ghanaian Literature, Theatre and Film, Editions Rodopi B.V. (2000), ISBN 9042012730

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