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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English



  • Caribbean Area


  • Walcott, Derek -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Poetics -- History -- 20th century,
  • Caribbean Area -- In literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by José Luis Martínez-Dueñas Espejo and José María Pérez Fernández.
SeriesCaribbean studies ;, v. 9, Caribbean studies (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 9.
ContributionsMartínez-Dueñas, José Luis., Pérez Fernández, José María, 1963-
LC ClassificationsPR9272.9.W3 Z53 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6796839M
ISBN 100773474757, 0889464707
LC Control Number00069058

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This text offers an interpretation of the life's work of acclaimed St. Lucian poet, Derek Walcott. It discusses his unique approach to myth, identity, and aesthetics. What emerges is the picture of an epic poet with remarkable gifts working to impart the distinctive wisdom of Caribbean culture. - The New York Times Book Review, Praise for The Poetry of Derek Walcott "Derek Walcott is a natural poet. Walcott, who turned 84 this year, began writing young. His first poem appeared in a local paper when he and his first volume, . (). Can the subaltern sing? Analogy, alienation and discursive precarity in Derek Walcott’s Omeros. Journal of Postcolonial Writing: Vol. 56, Special Issue: Challenging Precarity, pp. As loads of people were likely to do exactly the same, I was steered towards something more eye-catching - it's called Omeros by Derek Walcott. It is a great Caribbean poem based on the Odyssey.

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