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Derek Walcott (Modern Critical Views)


The poetry of Derek Walcott is said to standout from other contemporary American works because of its bold eloquence. This text provides literary criticism from some of the most respected authorities on his poetry. Examined works include "The Theatre of Our Lives."



Introduction / Harold Bloom 
The murmur of Malvern / Seamus Heaney 
Derek Walcott, contemporary / Calvin Bedient 
Poet of two worlds / Helen Vendler
The sound of the tide / Joseph Brodsky
The poetry of Derek Walcott / Peter Balakian 
"Either I'm nobody, or I'm a nation" / Rita Dove
The apprentice : 25 poems, Epitaph for the young, Poems, and In a green night / Stewart Brown 
Derek Walcott and Alejo Carpentier : nature, history, and the Caribbean writer / David Mikics 
"With no Homeric shadow" : the disavowal of epic in Derek Walcott's Omeros / Gregson Davis 
"The theatre of our lives" : founding an epic drama / Paula Burnett
The wound of postcolonial history : Derek Walcott's Omeros / Jahan Ramazani 
Another life : West Indian experience and the problems of narration / Paul Breslin 
Derek Walcott : the sigh of history / Wes Davis.

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