The Exile’s Epic Path to Healing: Authorial Intrusion in Purgatorio and Omeros

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Kelly Elizabeth Hill;
  • Publisher: Università degli Studi di Milano
  • Journal: Altre Modernità (issn: 2035-7680, eissn: 2035-7680)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.13130/2035-7680/9264
  • Subject: P | PN1-6790 | exiles | healing | Walcott | Literature (General) | authorial intrusion | Language and Literature | Global Humanities | Dante | secondary characters | Dante; Walcott; exiles; authorial intrusion; secondary characters; healing

This paper explores why two seemingly dissimilar poets, Dante Alighieri and Derek Walcott, writing from different time periods and places, both utilized authorial intrusion and became secondary characters in their respective epic poems, the Purgatorio and Omeros. I prop... View more
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