There are 4 critical essays on Omeros.
Critical Essays on Omeros
Critical Essay by Jahan Ramazani
8,026 words, approx. 27 pages
In the following essay, Ramazani examines Walcott's metaphorical treatment of New World African slavery and postcolonial Caribbean suffering in Omeros, as signified by Walcott's evocation of physical trauma, unhealed wounds, and aspects of recovery.
Critical Review by Sven Birkerts
5,120 words, approx. 17 pages
In the following review of Omeros, Birkerts praises Walcott's poetic genius, but finds serious shortcomings in the work's overly ambitious epic design.
Critical Review by John Lucas
1,247 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, Lucas evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of Walcott's Omeros.
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