The British (serves 60 million)
This study guide will help you analyze the poem “The British (serves 60 million) by Benjamin Zephaniah. You can also find a summary of the poem, as well as ideas for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Presentation of the poem
Title: “The British (serves 60 million)” (2000)
Author: Benjamin Zephaniah
Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah (b. 1958) is a British writer, musician, and poet. Zephaniah has written several novels, including Face (1999) and Refugee Boy (2001). He also published several collections of poetry. In 2008, he was listed as one of Britain’s top 50 post-war writers by The Times magazine. The poem “The British (serves 60 million)” was published in 2000 in the volume Wicked Worlds!.
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