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Whitman East & West : new contexts for reading Walt Whitman

Author: Ed Folsom
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2002.
Series: Iowa Whitman series.
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In Whitman East and West, fifteen prominent scholars track the surprising ways in which Whitman's poetry and prose continue to be meaningful at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Covering a broad range of issues--from ecology to children's literature, gay identity to China's May 4th Movement, nineteenth-century New York politics to the emerging field of normality studies, Mao Zedong to American film--each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Whitman East & West.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2002
(DLC) 2002021133
(OCoLC)49404098
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Folsom
ISBN: 1587294214 9781587294211
OCLC Number: 56109576
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 243 p.) : ill.
Contents: "Poets to come ... leaving it to you to prove and define it": Lucy Chen, Whitman, T.S. Eliot, and poets unknown / James E. Miller Jr.--
The voluptuous earth and the fall of the redwood tree: Whitman's personification of nature / M. Jimmie Killingsworth --
"O divine average!": Whitman's poetry and the production of normality in nineteenth-century American culture / Walter Grünzweig --
Walt Whitman at the movies: cultural memory and the politics of desire / Kenneth M. Price --
"Where's Walt?": illustrated editions of Whitman for younger readers / Joel Myerson --
A dream still invincible?: the Matthiessen tradition / Robert K. Martin --
Whitman's en masse aesthetics / Sherry Ceniza --
Public love: Whitman and political theory / Betsy Erkkila --
Representatives and revolutionists: the new urban politics revisited / M. Wynn Thomas --
Whitman on Asian immigration and nation-formation / Guiyou Huang --
Whitman's soul in China: Guo Moruo's poetry in the new culture movement / Liu Rongquiang --
Pantheistic ideas in Guo Moruo's The goddesses and Whitman's Leaves of grass / Ou Hong --
Modernity and Whitman's reception in Chinese literature / Wang Ning --
Gu Cheng and Walt Whitman: in search of new poetics / Liu Shusen --
Grass and liquid trees: the cosmic vision of Walt Whitman / Roger Asselineau.
Series Title: Iowa Whitman series.
Other Titles: Whitman East and West
Responsibility: edited by Ed Folsom.

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