Additional Resources for Omeros by Derek Walcott

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Bakken, Christopher. Review in The Georgia Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, Summer 1991, pp. 403-06.

Notes that although Walcott tends to tell rather than show, his epic of the people who are usually excluded from the narrative of history "demands a revision of our world view "

Benfey, Christopher. "Coming Home," The New Republic, Vol. 203, October, 1990, pp. 36-9.

Concludes that Omeros shows great ambition but lacks the "surefootedness and verve" ofWalcott's best poetry.

Bensen, Robert "Catherine Weldon in Omeros and "The Ghost Dance'," Verse, Vol 22, No 2, Summer 1994, pp. 119-25

Offers a thorough analysis of the role of Weldon in Walcott's Omeros.

Brown, Robert, and Cheryl Johnson. "An Interview with Derek Walcott," The Cream City Review, Vol 14, No 2, Winter, 1990, pp 209-23.

Walcott expresses thoughts on the composition of Omeros He sees similarities in between ancient Greeks and modern West Indians.

Bruckner, D J R. "A Poem in Homage to an Unwanted Man...

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