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Walt Whitman and the culture of American celebrity

Author: David Haven Blake
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is the relationship between poetry and fame? What happens to a reader's experience when a poem invokes its author's popularity? Making use of notebooks, photographs, and archival sources, the author provides a history of the rise of celebrity culture in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blake, David Haven.
Walt Whitman and the culture of American celebrity.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006009075
(OCoLC)65197836
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Haven Blake
ISBN: 9780300134810 0300134819 1281734918 9781281734914
OCLC Number: 191733197
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 251 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Frontispiece --
Celebrity --
Personality --
Publicity --
Intimacies --
Campaigns.
Responsibility: David Haven Blake.
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What is the relationship between poetry and fame? What happens to a reader's experience when a poem invokes its author's popularity? Making use of notebooks, photographs, and archival sources, the author provides a history of the rise of celebrity culture in the United States.

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