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Description - Derek Walcott by Edward Baugh

Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott is one of the Caribbean's most famous writers. His unique voice in poetry, drama and criticism is shaped by his position at the crossroads between Caribbean, British and American culture and by his interest in hybrid identities and diaspora. Edward Baugh's Derek Walcott analyses and evaluates Walcott's entire career over the last fifty years. Baugh guides the reader through the continuities and differences of theme and style in Walcott's poems and plays. Walcott is an avowedly Caribbean writer, acutely conscious of his culture and colonial heritage, but he has also made a lasting contribution to the way we read and value the western literary tradition. This comprehensive survey considers each of Walcott's published books, offering a guide for students, scholars and readers of Walcott. Students of Caribbean and postcolonial studies will find this a perfect introduction to this important writer.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521553582
ISBN-10: 052155358X
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Pages: 270
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Edward Baugh

Edward Baugh is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of the West Indies.

Books By Edward Baugh

Derek Walcott by Edward Baugh
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Selected Poems by Edward Baugh
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