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Baer, William, ed., Conversations with Derek Walcott, University Press of Mississippi, 1996.

This text contains eighteen interviews spanning the
period from 1966 to 1993. Also included is a good
bio-chronology of Walcott's life.

Balakian, Peter, "The Poetry of Derek Walcott," in Poetry, June, 1986, pp. 169-77.

Balakian comments on Walcott's Collected Poems,
1948-1984.

Breslin, Paul, "I Met History Once, But He Ain't Recognize Me: The Poetry of Derek Walcott," in Tri Quarterly, Winter, 1987, pp. 168-83.

Breslin reflects on Walcott's career and work.

Dickey, James, "The Worlds of Cosmic Castaway," in New York Times Book Review, February 2, 1986, p. 8.

Dickey reviews Walcott's Collected Poems, 1948-1984.

Grant, Nellie, Nellie's Story, William Morrow, 1981.

For those wanting a firsthand account of what it was
like to be a white farmer in Kenya during the period of
1933 to 1977, this is a valuable text.

Hamner, Robert D., ed., Critical Perspectives on Derek Walcott, Three Continents Press, 1993.

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