Caribbean Rhapsode

From the Aug/Sept 2017 Print Edition

The great poet of the Caribbean, Derek Walcott, passed away at home on his native island of St. Lucia on March 17. It is hard to summarize his achievement. He wrote more than twenty books of poetry, most notably Omeros (1990), which transplants the Trojan War to the Caribbean fishing world . . . . Continue Reading »

Old Possum in Full Glory

From the November 2016 Print Edition

The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot: The Critical Edition, Vols. 1–4edited by ronald schuchard et al.johns hopkins, 3,728 pagesWith four of a projected eight volumes of The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot now available in an online edition, alongside a two-volume edition of Eliot’s poems finally . . . . Continue Reading »