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The lunar light of Whitman's poetry

Author: M Wynn Thomas
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas relates Whitman's work to American painting of the period; examines the poet's evocation of nature; documents the revisions and additions Whitman made to Leaves of Grass in order to  Read more...

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Thomas, M. Wynn.
Lunar light of Whitman's poetry.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)569643195
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Wynn Thomas
ISBN: 0674539524 9780674539525
OCLC Number: 13668255
Description: viii, 313 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A critical situation --
Self-possession and possessive individualism --
Inhabiting the Kosmos --
Crossing Brooklyn ferry --
The nature of American society --
Mannahatta --
New York --
The other Civil War --
The pains and obligations of memory --
My book and the war are one.
Responsibility: M. Wynn Thomas.

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Wynn Thomas brilliantly brings together the Whitman of the poems and the Whitman of the prose. He shows Whitman's reflected light of poetry commenting on the solar glare of capitalist peace and Civil Read more...

 
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