TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
4048 (31 October 1980): 1222
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|Friends, Associates||Seamus Heaney|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Bernardine Evaristo||
BE says she just fell into writing. Her earliest published work (which she still retains) was a poem about the suffragettes in the school magazine. She read Derek Walcott early in her career and he...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Bernardine Evaristo|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Stevenson||
Her one-word title alludes to Derek Walcott 's statement that the perpetual ideal is astonishment.
In one vignette, Spring Again, that blackened thorn where a thrush sang is now a rack of hooks/ with...
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Marina Warner|
In May 2009 she was elected the first-ever woman Professor of Poetry at Oxford , but she resigned nine days later after revealing that she had informed a couple of journalists about past sexual harassment...
Her election was marred by unpleasantness. Another of the three short-listed candidates, Caribbean poet Derek Walcott , withdrew from the competition after a letter-writing campaign brought to the attention of potential voters the fact that...
|Textual Features||Seamus Heaney|
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