James Berry: Windrush songs - Audio

James Berry: Windrush songs - Audio

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How does a poet represent two distinctly different cultures in their work? How did James Berry interpret his experience and those of other Jamaican’s that migrated to England in the late 1940’s into his writing? James Berry was born in Jamaica in 1924, but moved to England during the wave of immigration from the West Indies led by the Empire Windrush. From a young age Berry had an interest in language, and showed an aptitude for spoken word and t...Read More
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James Berry

19 Oct 2011 | 05 mins 55 secs

James Berry

19 Oct 2011 | 05 mins 55 secs

Empire Day

19 Oct 2011 | 01 min 48 secs

Empire Day

19 Oct 2011 | 01 min 48 secs

Englan Voice

19 Oct 2011 | 01 min 58 secs

Englan Voice

19 Oct 2011 | 01 min 58 secs

Reminiscence Voice

19 Oct 2011 | 01 min 27 secs

Reminiscence Voice

19 Oct 2011 | 01 min 27 secs

Reasons for leaving Jamai...

19 Oct 2011 | 02 mins 26 secs

Reasons for leaving ...

19 Oct 2011 | 02 mins 26 secs

To Travel this Ship

19 Oct 2011 | 03 mins 04 secs

To Travel this Ship

19 Oct 2011 | 03 mins 04 secs