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Walcott is a great poet, here to stay down through the ages. I cannot say anything in his favor that has not been said about him. I love Walcott.Published 5 months ago by Chancey
It was nice to be able to purchase this a Kindle book, as my daughter needed it right away for a class.Published 6 months ago by Kathyabu
Stunning. I have only reached the half-way point in this beautiful book written entirely in poetry, iambic pentameter for the most part, I am reading it slowly, as I think poetry... Read morePublished 13 months ago by firstname.lastname@example.org
Not a collection of poetry, but an epic novel in verse. It must take some confidence, on the part of an author, to write consciously in the tradition of Homer, Virgil, Dante and... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Dr. Mark A. Patton
This epic poem is a wonder, and should be considered a masterpiece. It is so layered and thoughtful, dreamlike and emotional, it was hard to put down. Read morePublished 20 months ago by R. Henley
Omeros was undoubtedly an instrumental step as Walcott became the first Caribbean author to receive the Nobel Prize for literature. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Ray Zimmerman
I also own Walcott's Collected Poems from 1984. But Omeros is better and more ambitious than anything in that volume. And it's extremely ambitious. Read morePublished on April 21, 2013 by J. Cohen