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A historical guide to Walt Whitman

Author: David S Reynolds
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Historical guides to American authors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Few authors are so well suited to historical study as Whitman, who is widely considered America's greatest poet. This Guide combines contemporary cultural studies and historical scholarship to illuminate Whitman's diverse contexts. The essays explore dimensions of Whitman's dynamic relationship to working-class politics, race and slavery, sexual mores, the visual arts, and the idea of democracy. The poet who emerges  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
History
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David S Reynolds
ISBN: 0195120817 9780195120813 0195120825 9780195120820
OCLC Number: 40675115
Description: viii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / David S. Reynolds --
Walt Whitman, 1819-1892: a brief biography / David S. Reynolds --
Lucifer and Ethiopia: Whitman, race, and poetics before the Civil War and after / Ed Folsom --
Political roots of Leaves of Grass / Jerome Loving --
Whitman and the gay American ethos / M. Jimmie Killingsworth --
Whitman and the visual arts / Roberta K. Tarbell --
Whitman the democrat / Kenneth Cmiel --
Illustrated chronology --
Bibliographical essay / David S. Reynolds.
Series Title: Historical guides to American authors.
Responsibility: edited by David S. Reynolds.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_315476

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This study combines contemporary cultural studies and historical scholarship to illuminate Walt Whitman's diverse contexts.  Read more...
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