List of reviews for Eric Merton Roach
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Laurence Breiner Life and Times
Laureate of Nowhere The Caribbean review of Books
It is characteristic of Roach's story that his collected poems did not appear until almost twenty years after his death. Reviews often began with some variant of the question, "why didn't I know about this before?"
Laurence A. Breiner 'The People’s Poets' : E.M. Roach, The Flowering Rock: Collected Poems 1938-1974 CRNLE Reviews
Review focussing on Peepal Tree’s collections of work by older poets
Landeg White E.M. Roach The Flowering Rock Poetry Review
Review reappraising Eric Roach as a major writer, unjustly ignored before his death.
Geoffrey Philp E.M. Roach, The Flowering Rock: Collected Poems 1938-1974 The Caribbean Writer
Review emphasising importance of Roach as an influence on subsequent Caribbean poetry