‘Big Poems Burn Women’ : Fredy Neptune’s Democratic Sailor and Walcott’s Epic Omeros

Abstract

Analyses Fredy Neptune within the context of the epic tradition and explores similarities and differences between Murray’s work and the narratives of Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney and Ezra Pound.

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Published 1 October 2001 in Volume 20 No. 2. Subjects: Epic poetry.

Cite as: Henriksen, Line. ‘‘Big Poems Burn Women’ : Fredy Neptune’s Democratic Sailor and Walcott’s Epic Omeros.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 2, 2001. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.1f49a888f6.