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Walt Whitman, the poet of the wider selfhood

Mila Tupper Maynard

Walt Whitman, the poet of the wider selfhood

by Mila Tupper Maynard

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1903 ed. published by C. H. Kerr, Chicago.

    Statementby Mila Tupper Maynard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3238 .M3 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination145 p. ;
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4721653M
    ISBN 100849218977
    LC Control Number78008772
    OCLC/WorldCa3892954

    Walt Whitman is both a major poet and an outstanding personality in the history of American literature. He rose from obscurity to monumental fame, coming to be recognized as a national figure. His achievement is great, although it has been sometimes obscured by unfair, hostile criticism — or, conversely, by extravagant praise. From its first publication in , he had complete confidence in the greatness of both the book and its author. “Always the champion of the common man, Whitman is both the poet and the prophet of democracy. The whole of LEAVES OF GRASS is imbued with the spirit of brotherhood and a pride in the democracy of the young American nation.

    Two hundred years after the poet’s birth, Mark Edmundson considers Walt Whitman’s lessons in hope. (Atlantic) The estate of Tupac Shakur has launched the Tupac Poetry Month Competition, which invites fans to submit poems about the ways the artist inspired them. Rent or buy The Poetry of Walt Whitman - Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

    The Thomas Biggs Harned Collection of Walt Whitman Papers consists of approximately 3, items (4, images) spanning the period , with most of the items dated from , when Whitman first published the poem Leaves of Grass, to his death at age seventy-three in Harned, an attorney and one of Whitman’s three literary executors, donated his collection to the Library of.   "Harold Aspiz's "So Long! "marks the culmination in the work of a distinguished scholar of Walt Whitman, one who has already blazed more than a few trails in our appreciation of "Leaves of Grass"."--Jerome Loving, author of "Walt Whitman: The Song of Himself" "Makes a vital contribution to the study of Walt Whitman and does what no other study does--treats in depth Whitman's sense of Author: Harold Aspiz.


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Books on the writer include the award-winning Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography (), by David S. Reynolds, and Walt Whitman: The Song of Himself (), by Jerome Loving. Fact Check Born: The best poems by Walt Whitman selected by Dr Oliver Tearle Walt Whitman (), with his innovative free verse and celebration of the American landscape, made his poetry a sort of literary declaration of independence, seeking to move away from the literary tradition associated with the Old World and forge a new, distinctly American literature.

Born onWalt Whitman is the author of Leaves of Grass and, along with Emily Dickinson, is considered one of the architects of a uniquely American poetic voice. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

From Anne Gilchrist’s famous glowing praise to works about Anne Gilchrist’s famous glowing praise, from J. Symonds's enthusiastic monograph to Mila Maynard’s brief Walt Whitman: Poet of the Wider Selfhood () and Gay Wilson Allen’s  contribution, The Solitary Singer, the works in the collection provide evidence of the evolving roles that Whitman came to fill for his reading public.

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Walt Whitman is unquestionably a great poet of the joys of living. But, as Harold Aspiz demonstrates in this study, concerns with death and dying define Whitman’s career as.

Walt Whitman, Sculley Bradley, Harold W. Blodgett (). “Leaves of Grass: A Textual Variorum of the Printed Poems, ”, p, NYU Press. Born onWalt Whitman is the author of Leaves of Grass and, along with Emily Dickinson, is considered one of the architects of a uniquely American poetic voice.

- The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

This is how Walt Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself” begins. With 52 sections, it is the longest poem in his book Leaves of Grass, and it is considered to be his most influential work. First published incritics consider both the poem and the overall books as American classics, and they remain extremely influential on poetry even today.

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This resulted in vastly different editions over four decades—the first, a small book of twelve poems and the last, a compilation Author: Walt Whitman. Why Walt Whitman Called America the 'Greatest Poem' The 19th-century writer believed that the power of poetry and democracy came from an ability to make a Author: Karen Swallow Prior.Walt Whitman is America’s world poet—a latter-day successor to Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Shakespeare.

In Leaves of Grass (, ), he celebrated democracy, nature, love, and friendship. This monumental work chanted praises to the body as well as to the soul, and found beauty and reassurance even in death. Along with Emily Dickinson, Whitman is regarded as one of America’s .