Collected Poems, 1948-1984
This striking assortment, which received the 1986 Los Angeles Times publication Prize for Poetry, comprises many of the poems from each one of Derek Walcott's seven earlier books of verse and all of his lengthy autobiographical poem, "Another Life." The 1992 Nobel Laureate in Literature, Walcott has been producing--for a number of decades--a poetry with the entire good looks, knowledge, directness, and narrative strength of our vintage myths and fairy stories, and during this hefty quantity readers will discover a complete checklist of his vital exercise. "Walcott's virutes as a poet are extraordinary," James Dickey wrote in The manhattan instances e-book Review. "He might flip his realization on whatever in any respect and make it reside with a truth past its personal; via his fearless language it turns into not just its got existence, however the actual one, the person who lasts . . . Walcott is spontaneous, headlong, and creative past the boundaries of so much different poets now writing."