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Derek Walcott discusses the poetry of Robert Penn Warren
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[Seamus Heaney and Derek Walcott]
Original Airdate: 2/28/1986

Length: 00:20:43
Item Type: newstape - original footage

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Description : Abstract
Christopher Lydon talks with Derek Walcott (West Indian poet) and Seamus Heaney (Irish poet) about the poetry of Robert Penn Warren (American poet). Walcott and Heany comment on Penn Warren's appointment as US Poet Laureate. Walcott comments on the excellence of Penn Warren's recent work. Heaney talks about the significance of US history in Penn Warren's work. Walcott and Heaney discuss regionalism in Penn Warren's work, and the appropriateness of appointing a poet laureate. Walcott reads Penn Warren's poem, Caribou. Tape 1 of 2.

Contributor : Reporter
Christopher Lydon

Contributor : Guests
Seamus Heaney
Derek Walcott
Format : Tape 2304   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 102124 
VHS cassette 192217 
Betacam cassette 103384 
digital betacam cassette 103394 

Subject : Keywords

Subject : Personal Names
Heaney, Seamus
Lydon, Christopher
Walcott, Derek
Warren, Robert Penn

Type : Genre
News - Unedited

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