Selected Poems of Derek Walcott
By (author) Derek Walcott
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Selected Poems of Derek Walcott by Derek Walcott
Book DescriptionThis new "Selected Poems" offers for the first time a portable and lucidly ordered retrospect of the fertile career of Derek Walcott, spanning six decades and drawing on twelve collections. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992, Walcott has, in the words of Seamus Heaney, 'moved with gradually deepening confidence to found his own poetic domain, independent of the tradition he inherited yet not altogether orphaned from it.' The new "Selected Poems", edited by Edward Baugh, provides a map of a domain that is at once parish and universe.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571227105
(223mm x 146mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Draws from every stage of the poet's storied career. This collection prove as enduring as the questions, the passions, that have driven the poet to write for more than half a century.
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Alongside Joseph Brodsky's words of praise one might mention the more concrete honours that the renowned poet Derek Walcott has received: a MacArthur Fellowship; the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry; the Nobel Prize in Literature. This book draws from every stage of the poet's storied career.
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Author Biography - Derek Walcott
Derek Walcott was born in St Lucia in 1930. His Collected Poems 1948-1984 was published in 1986, and his subsequent works include Omeros (1990), Tiepolo's Hound (2000) and The Prodigal (2005). He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992.
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