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Derek Walcott

Author: Derek Walcott; Robert Lowell; Academy of American Poets.
Publisher: New York, NY : Academy of American Poets, [1964]
Series: Academy of American Poets audiotape archive.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This reading offers a careful selection of poems from In a Green Night, the book that prompted Robert Graves to say that "Derek Walcott handles English with a closer understanding of its inner magic than most (if not any) of his English born contemporaries." This is a historic recording capturing Walcott at the outset of his career. Walcott won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Walcott; Robert Lowell; Academy of American Poets.
OCLC Number: 34497168
Event notes: Recorded at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on October 15, 1964.
Description: 1 audiocassette (approximately 55 min.) : analog, 1 7/8 ips.
Contents: A far cry from Africa --
Ruins of a great house --
Tales of the islands. Chapter I ; Chapter II ; Chapter III ; Chapter VI ; Chapter IX --
Parang --
A lesson for this Sunday --
A sea-chantey --
Origins --
The castaway --
Tarpon --
The glory trumpeter.
Series Title: Academy of American Poets audiotape archive.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: introduced by Robert Lowell.

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This reading offers a careful selection of poems from In a Green Night, the book that prompted Robert Graves to say that "Derek Walcott handles English with a closer understanding of its inner magic than most (if not any) of his English born contemporaries." This is a historic recording capturing Walcott at the outset of his career. Walcott won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992.

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