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Abandoning dead metaphors : the Caribbean phase of Derek Walcott's poetry

Author: Patricia Ismond
Publisher: Kingston, Jamaica : University of the West Indies Press, 2001.
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A critical appreciation of the work of Derek Walcott's Caribbean phase (1946-81). It examines Walcott's use of metaphor, by which he focuses on the juxtaposition of his concern with a regional  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ismond, Patricia.
Abandoning dead metaphors.
Kingston, Jamaica : University of the West Indies Press, 2001
(OCoLC)656701147
Named Person: Derek Walcott; Derek Walcott; Derek Walcott
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Ismond
ISBN: 9766401071 9789766401078
OCLC Number: 48960061
Description: x, 309 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the Caribbean focus --
Apprenticeship : juvenilia to In a green night --
Abandoning dead metaphors : The castaway and The gulf --
Revolutionary creed, race, politics and society --
Another life : alter/native metaphors in fulfilment --
Society and nationhood in the Caribbean : towards another life.
Responsibility: Patricia Ismond.

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