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Two Zulu Poets: Mazisi Kunene and BW Vilakazi

by Dike Okoro

ISBN 9780967951195 | 122 pages | 216 x 140mm | 2015 | Cissus World Press, USA | Paperback



In Two Zulu Poets, Dike Okoro brings to our attention the sparkling wealth of African poetry in indigenous languages. Modern African poets and scholars owe so much to the pioneering efforts of these two South African poets. Dr. Okoro has surely, in this bilingual edition of two Zulu poets, unearthed invaluable gems of poetry.

Tanure Ojaide, Frank Porter Graham Professor of Africana Studies, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

“Mazisi Kunene is simply one of Africa greatest poets.”

N'gugi wa Thiong'o, University of California Irvine, CA, USA

“There is a direct line of continuity between Benedict Wallet Vilakazi and Mazisi Kunene concerning the fundamental issue that African literature should be written in the African languages by New African intellectuals”, The Historical Figures of the New African Movement".

Ntongela Masilela, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Creative Studies



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