Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet, dies at 87 – Hindu Business Line


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Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet, dies at 87
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Derek Walcott, a Nobel-prize winning poet known for capturing the essence of his native Caribbean, has died on the island of St Lucia. He was 87. Walcott’s death in the eastern Caribbean nation was first confirmed on Friday by his son, Peter. “Derek
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After Planting the Caribbean in Our Collective Imagination, Sir Derek Walcott, ‘One of the Great Poets of All Time … – Global Voices Online


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After Planting the Caribbean in Our Collective Imagination, Sir Derek Walcott, ‘One of the Great Poets of All Time
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Outside of the region, plaudits from the international writing and reading community are also pouring in, focusing on the collective mastery of Walcott’s language; the dedication of his investment in Caribbean poetics; the breathtaking range of his

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