An audio Walcott interview


Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott on his life and work

English professor, Christian Campbell, interviews Caribbean poet and playwright, Derek Walcott, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992. Walcott discusses issues of identity, culture, and language in this illuminating conversation, filmed at Hart House Theatre on November 23, 2010.





Poetry terminology slide show


English-biz site is excellent for writing tips

The links open to pages with a whole lot of links and it’s easy to be overwhelmed with so many ideas. Just look for what you NEED right now to enhance your writing.


John Donne Readings

This is another reading of Death be not proud which I find compelling:

This is analysis of A Valediction forbidding mourning:

And this is just plain hilarious:

This is a round table discussion of Donne, over an hour long, but useful for listening to:

Links to analysis of anthology poetry

Frances Cornford, Childhood

Emily Dickinson, Because I could not stop for Death

Elizabeth Bishop, One Art

Alfred Lord Tennyson, Song: Tears, Idle Tears

Stephen Spender, My Parents kept me from Children who were rough

Grace Nichols, Praisesong for my mother

Seamus Heaney, Follower