Browse through Cy Grant's work

Blackness & the Dreaming Soul

Blackness and the Dreaming Soul is an uplifting account of one man's search for identity and meaning: having been forced to confront culturally imposed feelings of inferiority and anger
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War Memoir

The title of the book is taken from a caption below a picture of Cy in the German Newspaper, Volkischer Beobachter, in July 1943
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Return to my Native Land

The underlying theme of the poem is the concept of negritude or black consciousness - historical, revolutionary, humanitarian and ecological
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Music of the Spheres

Scientists demand empirical proof in all fields of enquiry. But the fact is that the scientific method is not suitable to all fields of study
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Ring of Steel

"..an elegant and unique exposition of the steelpan ...... a handsome text" ERROL HILL "The story of pan, is that West Indian culture, perceived subversively as a part of a trinity, has the power to heal "rifts in a divided society"
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Tao Te Ching

Cy Grant made his paraphrase of the Tao Te Ching by comparing all the translations he could find and meditating on them through the years since he made his acclaimed broadcast (21 of the 81 'chapters') for the BBC World Service in 1980
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Lieutenant Green

As an actor I voiced the puppet character Lieutenant Green in Gerry Anderson’s sci-fi series, Captain Scarlet & the Mysterons! This is all good schoolboy stuff
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