Miss Lou And The Mother Tongue

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20040205

Jamaican Poet Valerie Bloom explores the work of the poet who inspires her - Louise Bennett.

Affectionately known as 'Miss Lou', she is the pioneer of Jamaican 'patwa', whose poetry and performance have been delighting audiences since the 1930s.

20040205

Jamaican Poet Valerie Bloom explores the work of the poet who inspires her - Louise Bennett.

Affectionately known as 'Miss Lou', she is the pioneer of Jamaican 'patwa', whose poetry and performance have been delighting audiences since the 1930s.