Watson, Stephen

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WATSON, Stephen

WATSON, Stephen. South African, b. 1953. Genres: Poetry. Career: Poet, writer, critic, and teacher. University of Cape Town, Department of English, South Africa, professor of English. Publications: Poems 1977-1982, 1982; In This City: Poems, 1986; Sydney Clouts and the Limits of Romanticism, 1986; Cape Town Days, and Other Poems, 1989; Selected Essays, 1980- 1990, 1990; Return of the Moon: Versions from the Xam, 1991, rev. ed, Song of the Broken String: After the /Xam Bushmen: Poems from a Lost Oral Tradition, 1996; Presence of the Earth: New Poems, 1995; A Writer's Diary, 1997; The Other City: Selected Poems, 1977-1999, 2000. EDITOR: G. Butler, Essays and Lectures, 1949-1991, 1994; P. Cullinan, Selected Poems, 1961-1994, 1994; (with G. Huggan) Critical Perspectives on J.M. Coetzee, 1996. Contributor to books. Address: PO Box 23408, Claremont 7735, Republic of South Africa. Online address: swatsonassistanthumanities.uct.ac.za