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Derek Walcott, Poet and Nobel Laureate, Dies At 87

Derek Walcott, Poet and Nobel Laureate, Dies At 87

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

  The poet and playwright Derek Walcott, who moulded the language and forms of the western canon to his own purposes for more than half a century, has died aged 87. His monumental poetry, including 1973’s verse autobiography, Another Life, and his Caribbean reimagining of The Odyssey, 1990’s Omeros, secured him an international reputation which […]

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