List of reviews

List of reviews for John Joseph Figueroa

To see any of reviews listed below, click on the underlined link on the review title.


Laurence A. Breiner  ‘The People’s Poets’: The Chase  CRNLE Reviews
Review focussing on Peepal Tree’s collections of work by older poets.(Figueroa, Hopkinson, Williams and Roach)

Landeg White  ‘Room for humility for all’: The Chase  Poetry Review
Review examining Figueroa’s classical influences, and the use of women as metaphor in his poems

Keith Silver  John Figueroa. The Chase: A Collection of Poems, 1941-1989  London Magazine
Review with considered textual criticism and balanced praise

Gerald Guiness  ‘Here and Elsewhere’: The Chase  The San Juan Star
Review with biographical information, acclaiming Figueroa’s refusal to limit himself to ‘Caribbean’ poetry

Arnold R. Highfield  John Figueroa. The Chase: A Collection of Poems 1941-1989  Caribbean Writer
Review examining each section in some detail, concluding that the collection is a worthy representation of Figueroa’s long artistic career

Andrew Salkey  John Figueroa. The Chase: A Collection of Poems, 1941-1989  World Literature Today
Review referring to the mixture of the cosmopolitan and the classical in Figueroa’s poetry