Abandoning Dead Metaphors: The Caribbean Phase of Derek Walcott's Poetry

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Index
Aboriginals, 62, 270
reference fundamental, 210
Achebe, Chinua, 57, 284
Aesthetic, 96
black, 104, 117
maturing, 188
Africa, 5, 17, 276
religions, 33
African maroons, 62
African revival, 115
Afro-Christian tradition, 109
“Air”, 61, 177
Alcée, Andreuffle, 140, 142, 184
home, 191
Alexander, Mary L., 293
Ambiguity, 13, 41, 149
Yeatsian, 190
American dream, 132
American Indians, 133, 134
crime against, 134
Trail of Tears, 135
American Mimicry (1992), 8
Amerindians, 63, 64
Amnesia
history as, 5, 58, 223
imagery, 52
Anancy-trickster motif, 114
Ancestry, 7, 110
race and, 116
“Anna Awaking”, 183, 270
The Antilles: Fragments of Epic Memory (1992), 3
Another Life (1973), 5, 6, 9, 13
acclaim for, 140
artistic odyssey, 144
criticism of, 145
fundamental principle for, 143
landscape imagery, 12
opening sequences, 147
polyphonic style, 224
psychological realism of, 180
semantics on whiteness, 154
St Lucian setting, prominence of, 149
Walcott's purpose for, 150
“Any Revolution Based on Race Is Suicide”, 130
Arawak, Christopher, 293
Arawaks, 62
Aristotelian school, 56
The Arkansas Testament,3, 9
Caribbean identity in, 7
Art, 154
Assassinations, 133
Assimilation, 111
“At Last”, 226
Babylonian bondage, 54
Baer, William, 281
Bakhtin, M.M., 289
Barbados, 36

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