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Epic of the Dispossessed - Hamner, Robert D
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In Epic of the Dispossessed, Robert D. Hamner offers an insightful, well-researched analysis of Omeros, the masterful epic poem by 1992 Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott. Rich and various, Omeros is an innovative extension of the epic tradition. Despite Walcott's insistence that he violates the formulahe notes his autobiographical presence in the poem and the absence of classical heroic figures and epic battlesthe poem incorporates fragments of all the definitive characteristics of the genre. Hamner establishes that ...

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Epic of the Dispossessed 1997, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826211521

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Epic of the Dispossessed 1997, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826211248

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