CWS: Selected Poetry
Author: Derek Walcott
Published: July 1993
Format: Paperback 148 pages
Level: Age 11 and older
Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 1992
Awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 1988
This selection of Walcott's verse, which spans nearly twenty years, is an excellent introduction to the work of an outstanding poet.
The nature of memory and the creative imagination, the history, politics and landscape of the West Indies. the poet's loves and marriages, and his enduring awareness of time and death are recurring themes. Selected by Wayne Brown.