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The Poetry of Derek Walcott- First edition 2014

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He gives us more than himself or 'a world'; he gives us a sense of infinity embodied in the language.' Alongside Joseph Brodsky's words of praise one might mention the more concrete honours that the renowned poet Derek Walcott has received: a MacArthur Fellowship; the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry; the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013 draws from every stage of the poet's storied career. Here are examples of his very earliest work, like 'In My Eighteenth Year,' published when the poet himself was still a teenager; his first widely celebrated verse, like 'A Far Cry from Africa,' which speaks of violence, of loyalties divided in one's very blood; his mature work, like 'The Schooner Flight' from The Star-Apple Kingdom; and his late masterpieces, like the tender 'Sixty Years After,' from the 2010 collection White Egrets.
Black cloth hardback with dust-jacket. The jacket is ion good condition with very minor indentation to corners. It has not been clipped.
The boards and spine are in very good condition with no discernible wear. Pages are fresh tight and intact with no inscription

Item details

Author(s):
Derek Walcott
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
16 x 24 x 5 cm
Edition:
First 2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780571313808
Number of pages:
616
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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He gives us more than himself or 'a world'; he gives us a sense of infinity embodied in the language.' Alongside Joseph Brodsky's words of praise one might mention the more concrete honours that the renowned poet Derek Walcott has received: a MacArthur Fellowship; the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry; the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013 draws from every stage of the poet's storied career. Here are examples of his very earliest work, like 'In My Eighteenth Year,' published when the poet himself was still a teenager; his first widely celebrated verse, like 'A Far Cry from Africa,' which speaks of violence, of loyalties divided in one's very blood; his mature work, like 'The Schooner Flight' from The Star-Apple Kingdom; and his late masterpieces, like the tender 'Sixty Years After,' from the 2010 collection White Egrets.
Black cloth hardback with dust-jacket. The jacket is ion good condition with very minor indentation to corners. It has not been clipped.
The boards and spine are in very good condition with no discernible wear. Pages are fresh tight and intact with no inscription

Author(s):
Derek Walcott
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
16 x 24 x 5 cm
Edition:
First 2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780571313808
Number of pages:
616
Publisher:
Faber and Faber

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