Abandoning Dead Metaphors: The Caribbean Phase of Derek by Patricia Ismond

By Patricia Ismond

This e-book offers with the Caribbean part of Walcott’s poetry. The paintings is worried with Caribbean id and self-definition. forsaking useless Metaphors uncovers the progressive attempt in a selected targeted direction, that has to this point remained mostly unobserved.

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