This study guide will help you analyze the poem “Listen Mr Oxford don” by John Agard. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it.
Presentation of the poem
Title: “Listen Mr Oxford don” 
Author: John Agard
John Agard (b. 1949) is a playwright, poet, and short story writer who was born in British Guyana. In 1977, Agard moved to the UK. His works largely focus on the immigrant experience and the clash between the British culture and his Caribbean culture. You can listen to Agard interpreting the poem “Listen Mr Oxford don” here.
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