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Selected poems

Author: Derek Walcott; Edward Baugh
Publisher: London : Faber, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"... Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992, Walcott has, in the words of Seamus Heaney, 'moved with gradually deepening confidence to found his own poetic domain, independent of the tradition he inherited yet not altogether orphaned from it'. The new Selected Poems, editied by Edward Baugh, provides a map of a domain that is at once parish and universe." From the bookjacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Walcott; Edward Baugh
ISBN: 9780571227105 0571227104
OCLC Number: 72868317
Description: xviii, 269 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Edward Baugh --
from In a green night: poems 1948-1960 (1962) --
from The castaway and other poems (1965) --
from The gulf and other poems (1969) --
from Another life (1973) --
from Sea grapes (1976) --
from The star-apple kingdom (1980) --
from The fortunate traveller (1982) --
from Midsummer (1984) --
from The Arkansas testament (1987) --
from Omeros (1990) --
from The bounty (1997) --
from Tiepolo's hound (2000) --
from The prodigal (2005).
Responsibility: Derek Walcott ; edited by Edward Baugh.

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