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Topic: Dennis Brutus


In the News (Fri 18 Apr 14)

  
  Dennis Brutus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Dennis Brutus was born in 1924 in Zimbabwe of South African parents.
Brutus' first collection of poetry, Sirens, Knuckles and Boots (1962), was published in Nigeria while he was in prison.
Dennis Brutus is in high demand as a charismatic speaker world-wide and has recently been focusing on the injustices of the IMF and World Bank policies in Third World countries, including the impact on the environment.
www.ustawi.org /dennis.htm   (524 words)

  
 FileRoom.org - South African poet Dennis Brutus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Description of Artwork: Brutus wrote numerous poems opposing segregation and advocated fl rights as a journalist.
Description of Incident: Brutus's troubles with the South African censors began when he was fired from his teaching position under the Suppression of Communism Act because of his involvement with the Trotskyite Teachers League of South Africa and the Unity Movement.
Brutus was allowed to publish in South Africa in 1988.
www.thefileroom.org /documents/dyn/DisplayCase.cfm/id/871   (114 words)

  
 9isles
He has been on lecture tours in the USA, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, and Africa, and has participated, as guest speaker, at seminars and workshops organized by the various PEN Centers, the Open University, and the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Leeds, and Sheffield.
He has shared platforms with renowned authors such as Wole Soyinka, Maya Angelou, Ben Okri, Dennis Brutus, Jack Mapanje, Buchi Emecheta, James Kelman, and Taslima Nasrin.
Dr. Magombe studied in Uganda, Russia, and the United Kingdom, and holds a Ph.D. in Philological Sciences (having majored in the Literary and Cultural Aspects of Mass Communication).
www.9isles.com /writers/author_vincent_magombe.shtml   (578 words)

  
 Left Forum 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Bonnie Brower is the Executive Director of the non-partisan public policy organization City Project.
Dennis Brutus is professor emeritus of the Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.
Recent publications include Leafdrift (Whirlwind Press) and Poetry and Protest: A Dennis Brutus reader (Haymarket Press).
www.leftforum.org /bios.htm   (16928 words)

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