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Derek Walcott : a Caribbean life

Author: Bruce Alvin King
Publisher: Oxford [GB] : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This literary biography of Nobel Prize-winning poet and dramatist Derek Walcott traces the creative contradictions in his life from colonial St Lucia to 1999 when, a star of international literature  Read more...

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Genre/Form: biographie
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Named Person: Derek Walcott; Derek Walcott; Derek Walcott; Derek Walcott
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Alvin King
ISBN: 019871131X 9780198711315
OCLC Number: 468526051
Notes: Bibliogr. p. [665]-688.
Description: XVI-714 p.-pl. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: I. ST LUCIA: FORMATION AND EARLY WRITINGS ; II. JAMAICA, GRENADA, GREENWICH VILLAGE: FIRST EXILE ; III. TRINIDAD: SECOND MARRIAGE, SECOND HOME, PROFESSIONAL WRITER ; IV. TRINIDAD: BLACK POWER, PREPARING FOR EXILE. MUSICALS ; V. TOBAGO, ST CROIX, NEW YORK: STARTING AGAIN ; VI. BOSTON: THIRD MARRIAGE, MAKING IT ; VII. BOSTON: NORTH AMERICAN?, SIGRID ; VIII. ST LUCIA, NEW YORK, LONDON: LAUREATE
Responsibility: Bruce King.
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... conscientiously researched biography * Vernon Scannell, Sunday Telegraph * Extensively researched... King's discoveries will certainly be indispensible for any future biographer. King is... Read more...

 
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