A Companion to Walt Whitman
|Published by: englishcology (Karma: 4532.39) on 26 August 2008 | Views: 2243|
Comprising more than 30 substantial essays written by leading scholars, this companion constitutes an exceptionally broad-ranging and in-depth guide to one of America’s greatest poets.
- Timed to contribute to the year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of the original publication of Whitman’s masterpiece, Leaves of Grass (First Edition, 1855).
- Makes the best and most up-to-date thinking on Whitman available to students.
- Designed to make readers more aware of the social and cultural contexts of Whitman’s work, and of the experimental nature of his writing.
- Includes contributions devoted to specific poetry and prose works, a compact biography of the poet, and a bibliography.
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