The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory: The Nobel Lecture

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Derek Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on December 10, 1992. His Nobel lecture is a stirring evocation of the multivalent wholeness of the culture of the Antilles, forged out of a violent history against a land- and seascape of immemorial dimensions. "Caribbean culture is not evolving but already shaped", writes Walcott. "Its proportions are not to be measured by the traveller or the exile, but by its own citizenry and architecture". He finds the image of this culture in the city of Port of Spain, Trinidad, ...

The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory: The Nobel Lecture 1993, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374105303

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