By Paul Breslin
According to Breslin, Walcott's paintings is centrally taken with the West Indies' imputed absence from background and shortage of cohesive nationwide identification or cultural culture. Walcott sees this lack now not as impoverishment yet as an open house for construction. In his poems and performs, West Indian historical past turns into a realm of necessity, whatever to be faced, contested, and remade via literature. what's so much vexed and encouraged in Walcott's paintings could be traced to this quixotic struggle.
Linking large archival examine and new interviews with Walcott himself to certain serious readings of significant works, Nobody's Nation will take its position because the definitive research of the poet.
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