Daily Archives: June 20, 2011

Toni Morrison Talks About Her Motivation For Writing

In celebration of her new book, “A Mercy,” NVLP presents this 2004 clip of Nobel Prize winning author, Toni Morrison speaking about her motivation for writing. To see more oral history interview clips with Toni Morrison, visit: http://www.visionaryproject.org/morrisontoni

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Love After Love by Derek Walcott (GCSE revision material)

A discussion of Love After Love by Derek Walcott Mrs Mellor, Mrs Kibblewhite and MIss Corless discuss Walcott’s poem about how to deal with rejection.

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Poem reading by Derek Walcott, Nobel Laureate in Literature

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Linton Kwesi Johnson – If I Woz A Tap Natch Poet

If I Waz a Tap Natch Poet Linton Kwesi Johnson if I woz a tap-natch poet like Chris Okigbo Derek Walcott ar T.S.Eliott ah woodah write a poem soh dam deep dat it bittah-sweet like a precious memory whe mek … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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