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Epic of the Dispossessed free pdf This analysis of Walcott's "Omeros", argues that the poem is an innovative extension of the epic tradition. The book examines Walcott's writing career and traces his development of devices, themes, techniques and a narrative style essential to epic poetry.

About Robert D. Hamner

Robert D. Hamner is Senior Professor of English and Humanities at Hardin-Simmons University in Texas. He is the author or editor of six books, including "Derek Walcott."

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Author : Robert D. Hamner
Publisher : University of Missouri Press
Data Published : 31 August 1997
ISBN : 0826211526
EAN : 9780826211521
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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