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Whitman and the Irish

Author: Joann P Krieg
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though Walt Whitman created no Irish characters in his early works of fiction, he did include the Irish as part of the democratic portrait of America that he drew in Leaves of Grass. He could hardly have done otherwise. In 1855, when the first edition of Leaves of Grass was published, the Irish made up one of the largest immigrant populations in New York City and, as such, maintained a cultural identity of their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Krieg, Joann P.
Whitman and the Irish.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00044345
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joann P Krieg
ISBN: 1587293412 9781587293412 9780877457299 0877457298
OCLC Number: 50320943
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 273 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Historical Background --
Time Line --
New York City --
Boston, 1860 --
Washington, D.C. --
Boston, 1881 --
Camden & Eminent Visitors --
Dublin --
Coda.
Other Titles: Whitman & the Irish
Responsibility: Joann P. Krieg.

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Though Walt Whitman created no Irish characters in his early works of fiction, he did include the Irish as part of the democratic portrait of America that he drew in "Leaves of Grass". In this book  Read more...

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