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Leaves of grass : the sesquicentennial essays

Author: Susan Belasco; Ed Folsom; Kenneth M Price
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains seventeen essays by pre-eminent scholars representing a variety of critical perspectives that focus on Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass". This book features contributors who treat Whitman's poetry, his biography, his politics, his reception in the United States and abroad, race and ethnic issues, and nineteenth-century America
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leaves of grass.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006037489
(OCoLC)76167364
Named Person: 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: Susan Belasco; Ed Folsom; Kenneth M Price
ISBN: 9780803208780 0803208782 9786611092368 6611092366
OCLC Number: 182556277
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 481 pages) : illustrations
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: What we're still learning about the 1855 Leaves of grass 150 years later / Ed Folsom Foregrounding the first edition --
Whitman, Marx, and the American 1848 / Betsy Erkkila --
United States and States united: Whitman's national vision in 1855 / M. Wynn Thomas --
Reading the first edition --
"One goodshaped and wellhung man": accentuated sexuality and the uncertain authorship of the frontispiece to the 1855 edition of Leaves of grass / Ted Genoways --
Whitman at night: "The sleepers" in 1855 / Alan Trachtenberg --
Complaints from the spotted hawk: flights and feathers in Whitman's 1855 Leaves of grass / Thomas C. Gannon --
Contextualizing the first edition --
Leaves of grass and the poetry marketplace of antebellum America / Susan Belasco --
Leaves of grass (1855) and the cities of Whitman's memory / William Pannapacker --
The lost Negress of "Song of Myself" and the jolly young wenches of Civil War Washington / Kenneth M. Price --
"Bringing help for the sick": Whitman and prophetic biography / Vivian R. Pollak --
Aftereffects --
The visionary and the visual in Whitman's poetics / M. Jimmie Killingsworth --
Walt Whitman as an eminent Victorian / Lawrence Buell --
"To reach the workmen direct": Horace Traubel and the work of the 1855 edition of Leaves of grass / Matt Cohen --
"Profession of the calamus": Whitman, Eliot, Matthiessen / Jay Grossman --
Whitman and the Cold War: the centenary celebration of Leaves of grass in Eastern Europe / Walter Grunzweig --
The Life behind the book --
"A Southerner as soon as a Northerner": writing Walt Whitman's biography / Jerome Loving --
Why I write cultural biography: the backgrounds of Walt Whitman's America / David S. Reynolds --
A poet responds --
"Strong is your hold": my encounters with Whitman / Galway Kinnell --
The critical response --
The first Leaves of grass: a bibliography / Donald D. Kummings.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Susan Belasco, Ed Folsom, & Kenneth M. Price.

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