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Odyssey, the (1993) [Play]
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Summary (From the publisher):

With its inspired counterpointing of Homeric and Caribbean themes, Derek Walcott's new play, commissioned by Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company, springs from the same imaginative sources as his epic poem Omeros.

Episodes of the story of Odysseus' protracted wanderings from fallen Troy to his island home of Ithaca are pungently interspersed with a commentary by the blind singer Billy Blue. Proteus, the Old Man of the Sea, the giant Cyclops, Circe and her revellers, ghosts, and mermaids are among the cast.

Original title: The Odyssey: A Stage Version
Original languages: English


Genre: Drama and PlaysDramatizations Of Literary Works

This work is an adaptation of the following works :
     Odyssey, the (-800) [Novel]
      Author: Homer

Edition #1: The Odyssey

The Odyssey (1993)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

The Odyssey (July 1993)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374523879
Dimensions: 5.2 x 8.1 x 0.5 in
Pages: 164

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