12 edition of Walt Whitman and the American reader found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-259) and index.
|Series||Cambridge studies in American literature and culture|
|LC Classifications||PS3237.4.U6 G74 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 267 p. :|
|Number of Pages||267|
|LC Control Number||90001474|
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Against the context of the major changes revolutionizing the professions of Author: Ezra Greenspan. Poet Mark Doty Pays Tribute To Walt Whitman In His New Book NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with American poet Mark Doty about his new book, What Is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life. Thus, in WALT WHITMAN'S AMERICA we get not only a fine biography of Whitman (), but also an edifying portrayal of the culture of the United States over his lifetime.
Walt Whitman was fiercely democratic, he was egalitarian, he was a populist, and he was protean. Above all he was American, probably the most American poet by: I didn't appreciate the works of Walt Whitman in high school.
When I entered college and took my American Lit classes, I still had my reservations as nothing really resonated with me. It wasn't until I was in my 30s that started to "get it" and appreciate the words Whitman committed to Cited by: 5. David S. Reynolds is a Distinguished Professor of English and American studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New is the author of John Brown, Abolitionist, and Walt Whitman's America, among is the winner of the Bancroft Prize, the Ambassador Book Award, the Christian Gauss Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award/5(28).
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Whitman's preferred style was free verse, a form of poetry free of consistent meter, rhyme or pattern. Leaves of Grass () was his most significant collection, published in five subsequent editions, growing to thirty-five books (the last edition was in ).
The most significant work by a modern American poet is considered Song of Myself. Summary: In Walt Whitman and the American Reader, Ezra Greenspan casts Whitman as the central actor on the stage of nineteenth-century American literary culture.
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About The Complete Poems. From Leaves of Grass to “Song of Myself,” all of Whitman’s poetry in one volume In Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass, the work that defined him as one of America’s most influential voices and that he added to throughout his life.A collection of astonishing originality and intensity, it spoke of politics, sexual emancipation, and what it meant to be.
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Born onWalt Whitman is the author of Leaves of. Walt Whitman is easily one of America’s most well-known poets. His collection, Leaves of Grass, was published in eight editions during his life, each with revisions and an expanded set of poems that celebrated American democracy, individualism, and life, and connected individuals to each other and to nature with a “barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.”.
Walt Whitman was born onnear Huntington, Long Island, New York. His father–a farmer turned carpenter from whom Whitman acquired his freethinking intellectual and political attitudes–moved his wife and nine children to Brooklyn in The young Whitman attended public schools.
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It was part of Walt Whitman's extraordinary innovation with Leaves of Grass to close time and space, to bring his observations and a sense of intimacy to each reader who finds feels perfectly natural that acclaimed poet and memoirist Mark Doty (Dog Years; Still Life with Oysters and Lemon; Deep Lane) chooses to receive, interpret and.
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