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A companion to Walt Whitman

Author: Donald D Kummings; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2006.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 40.
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Comprising more than 30 substantial essays written by leading scholars, this companion constitutes an exceptionally broad-ranging and in-depth guide to one of America's greatest poets. Timed to contribute to the year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of the original publication of Whitman's masterpiece, Leaves of Grass (First Edition, 1855). Makes the best and most up-to-date thinking on Whitman available to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Companion to Walt Whitman.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2006
(DLC) 2005017017
(OCoLC)60669055
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald D Kummings; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9780470996812 0470996811 9781405120937 1405120932 9781405154727 1405154721 9781405165389 1405165383
OCLC Number: 184983671
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 607 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Donald d. Kummings --
PART I: THE LIFE: Whitman's life and work, 1819-92 / Gregory Eiselein --
PART II: THE CULTURAL CONTEXT: Journalism / Douglas A. Noverr --
The city / William Pannpacker --
Labor and laborers / M. Wynn Thomas --
Politics / Gary Wihl --
Oratory / J.R. LeMaster --
Slavery and race / Martin Klammer --
Nation and identity / Eldrid Herrington --
A theory of organic democracy / Stephen John Mack --
Imperialism / Walter Grunzweig --
Sexuality / Maire Mullins --
Gender / Sherry Ceniza --
Religion and the poet-prophet / David Kuebrich --
Science and pseudoscience / Harold Aspiz --
Nineteenth-century popular culture / Brett Barney --
Opera and other kinds of music / Kathy Rugoff --
Nineteenth-century visual culture / Ed Folsom --
Civil War / Luke Mancuso --
Nature / A. Jimmie Killingsworth --
Death and the afterlife / William J. Scheick --
Twentieth-Century mass media appearances / Andrew Jewell and Kenneth M. Price --
PART III: THE LITERARY CONTEXT: Language / Tyler Huffman --
Style / James Perrin Warren --
Literary contemporaries / Joann P. Krieg --
The poet's reception and legacy / Andrew C. Higgins --
PART IV: TEXTS: WORKS OF POETRY: The first (1855) edition of Leaves of Grass / Edward Whitley --
"Song of Myself" / Kerry C. Larson --
"Crossing Brooklyn Ferry" / James Dougherty --
"One of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking" / Howard Nelson --
"Live Oak, with Moss," "Calamus," and "Children of Adam" / Susan Olson-Smith --
Civil War poems in "Drum-Taps" and "Memories of President Lincoln" / Ted Genoways --
PROSE WORKS: Democratic Vistas / Robert Leigh Davis --
Specimen Days / Martin G. Murray --
The prose writings: selected secondary sources / Donald D. Kummings.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 40.
Responsibility: edited by Donald D. Kummings.
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