[Seamus Heaney and Derek Walcott]
Original Airdate: 2/28/1986
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
Contributor : Guests
Subject : Keywords
Subject : Personal Names
Warren, Robert Penn
Type : Genre
News - Unedited
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