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Walt Whitman And The World

Walt Whitman and the World PDF Book Details:
Author: Gay Wilson Allen
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587290049
Size: 61.30 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 468
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by Gay Wilson Allen, Walt Whitman And The World Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Walt Whitman And The World books, Celebrating the various ethnic traditions that melded to create what we now call American literature, Whitman did his best to encourage an international reaction to his work. But even he would have been startled by the multitude of ways in which his call has been answered. By tracking this wholehearted international response and reconceptualizing American literature, Walt Whitman and the World demonstrates how various cultures have appropriated an American writer who ceases to sound quite so narrowly American when he is read into other cultures' traditions.


Walt Whitman And The Earth

Walt Whitman and the Earth PDF Book Details:
Author: M. Jimmie Killingsworth
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587295164
Size: 17.65 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 238
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by M. Jimmie Killingsworth, Walt Whitman And The Earth Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Walt Whitman And The Earth books, Now I am terrified at the Earth, it is that calm and patient, It grows such sweet things out of such corruptions, It turns harmless and stainless on its axis, with such endless successions of diseas’d corpses, It distills such exquisite winds out of such infused fetor, It renews with such unwitting looks its prodigal, annual, sumptuous crops, It gives such divine materials to men, and accepts such leavings from them at last. —Walt Whitman, from “This Compost” How did Whitman use language to figure out his relationship to the earth, and how can we interpret his language to reconstruct the interplay between the poet and his sociopolitical and environmental world? In this first book-length study of Whitman’s poetry from an ecocritical perspective, Jimmie Killingsworth takes ecocriticism one step further into ecopoetics to reconsider both Whitman’s language in light of an ecological understanding of the world and the world through a close study of Whitman’s language. Killingsworth contends that Whitman’s poetry embodies the kinds of conflicted experience and language that continually crop up in the discourse of political ecology and that an ecopoetic perspective can explicate Whitman’s feelings about his aging body, his war-torn nation, and the increasing stress on the American environment both inside and outside the urban world. He begins with a close reading of “This Compost”—Whitman’s greatest contribution to the literature of ecology,” from the 1856 edition of Leaves of Grass. He then explores personification and nature as object, as resource, and as spirit and examines manifest destiny and the globalizing impulse behind Leaves of Grass, then moves the other way, toward Whitman’s regional, even local appeal—demonstrating that he remained an island poet even as he became America’s first urban poet. After considering Whitman as an urbanizing poet, he shows how, in his final writings, Whitman tried to renew his earlier connection to nature. Walt Whitman and the Earth reveals Whitman as a powerfully creative experimental poet and a representative figure in American culture whose struggles and impulses previewed our lives today.


Walt Whitman And The World Crisis

Walt Whitman and the World Crisis PDF Book Details:
Author: J. W. Wallace
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 9781379192770
Size: 78.98 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 42
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by J. W. Wallace, Walt Whitman And The World Crisis Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Walt Whitman And The World Crisis books, This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.


The Routledge Encyclopedia Of Walt Whitman

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Author: J.R. LeMaster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136700706
Size: 61.58 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 896
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by J.R. LeMaster, The Routledge Encyclopedia Of Walt Whitman Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Routledge Encyclopedia Of Walt Whitman books, The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman presents a comprehensive resource complied by over 200 internationally recognized contributors, including such leading Whitman scholars as James E. Miller, Jr., Roger Asselineau, Betsy Erkkila, and Joel Myerson. Now available for the first time in paperback, this volume comprises more than 750 entries arranged in convenient alphabetical format. Coverage includes: biographical information: all names, dates, places, and events important to understanding Whitman's life and career Whitman's works: essays on all eight editions of "Leaves of Grass," major poems and poem clusters, principal essays and prose works, as well as his more than two dozen short stories and the novel, Franklin Evans prominent themes and concepts: essays on such major topics as democracy, slavery, the Civil War, immortality, sexuality, and the women's rights movement. significant forms and techniques: such as prosody, symbolism, free verse, and humour important trends and critical approaches in Whitman studies: including new historicist and cultural criticism, psychological explorations, and controversial issues of sexual identity surveys of Whitman's international impact as well as an assessment of his literary legacy. Useful for students, researchers, librarians, teachers, and Whitman devotees, this volume features extensive cross-references, numerous photographs of the poet, a chronology, a special appendix section tracking the poet's genealogy, and a thorough index. Each entry includes a bibliography for further study.


The Cambridge Introduction To Walt Whitman

The Cambridge Introduction to Walt Whitman PDF Book Details:
Author: M. Jimmie Killingsworth
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139462288
Size: 67.79 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages :
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The Cambridge Introduction To Walt Whitman PDF

by M. Jimmie Killingsworth, The Cambridge Introduction To Walt Whitman Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Cambridge Introduction To Walt Whitman books, Walt Whitman is one of the most innovative and influential American poets of the nineteenth century. Focusing on his masterpiece Leaves of Grass, this book provides a foundation for the study of Whitman as an experimental poet, a radical democrat, and a historical personality in the era of the American Civil War, the growth of the great cities, and the westward expansion of the United States. Always a controversial and important figure, Whitman continues to attract the admiration of poets, artists, critics, political activists, and readers around the world. Those studying his work for the first time will find this an invaluable book. Alongside close readings of the major texts, chapters on Whitman's biography, the history and culture of his time, and the critical reception of his work provide a comprehensive understanding of Whitman and of how he has become such a central figure in the American literary canon.


Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman PDF Book Details:
Author: J. R. LeMaster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0815318766
Size: 63.27 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 847
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Walt Whitman PDF

by J. R. LeMaster, Walt Whitman Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Walt Whitman books, The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman presents a comprehensive resource complied by over 200 internationally recognized contributors, including such leading Whitman scholars as James E. Miller, Jr., Roger Asselineau, Betsy Erkkila, and Joel Myerson. Now available for the first time in paperback, this volume comprises more than 750 entries arranged in convenient alphabetical format. Coverage includes: biographical information: all names, dates, places, and events important to understanding Whitman's life and career Whitman's works: essays on all eight editions of "Leaves of Grass," major poems and poem clusters, principal essays and prose works, as well as his more than two dozen short stories and the novel, Franklin Evans prominent themes and concepts: essays on such major topics as democracy, slavery, the Civil War, immortality, sexuality, and the women's rights movement. significant forms and techniques: such as prosody, symbolism, free verse, and humour important trends and critical approaches in Whitman studies: including new historicist and cultural criticism, psychological explorations, and controversial issues of sexual identity surveys of Whitman's international impact as well as an assessment of his literary legacy. Useful for students, researchers, librarians, teachers, and Whitman devotees, this volume features extensive cross-references, numerous photographs of the poet, a chronology, a special appendix section tracking the poet's genealogy, and a thorough index. Each entry includes a bibliography for further study.


Whitman East And West

Whitman East and West PDF Book Details:
Author: Ed Folsom
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587294214
Size: 59.23 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 272
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Whitman East And West PDF

by Ed Folsom, Whitman East And West Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Whitman East And West books, 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 original essay opens a previously unexplored field of study, and each yields new insights by demonstrating how emerging methodologies and approaches intersect with and illuminate Whitman's ideas about democracy, sexuality, America, and the importance of literature. Confirming the growing international spirit of American studies, the essays in Whitman East and West developed out of a landmark conference in Beijing, the first major conference in China to focus on an American poet. Scholars from Asia, Europe, and North America set out to track the ways in which Whitman's poetry has become part of China's cultural landscape as well as the literary landscapes of other countries. By describing his assimilation into other cultures and his resulting transformation into a hybrid poet, these essayists celebrate Whitman's multiple manifestations in other languages and contexts.


The Write Crowd

The Write Crowd PDF Book Details:
Author: Lori A. May
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1628923105
Size: 61.62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 144
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by Lori A. May, The Write Crowd Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Write Crowd books, Writing may be a solitary profession, but it is also one that relies on a strong sense of community. The Write Crowd offers practical tips and examples of how writers of all genres and experience levels contribute to the sustainability of the literary community, the success of others, and to their own well-rounded writing life. Through interviews and examples of established writers and community members, readers are encouraged to immerse themselves fully in the literary world and the community-at-large by engaging with literary journals, reading series and public workshops, advocacy and education programs, and more. In contemporary publishing, the writer is expected to contribute outside of her own writing projects. Editors and publishers hope to see their writers active in the community, and the public benefits from a more personal interaction with authors. Yet the writer must balance time and resources between deadlines, day jobs, and other commitments. The Write Crowd demonstrates how writers may engage with peers and readers, and have a positive effect on the greater community, without sacrificing writing time.


Recovering The Prairie

Recovering the Prairie PDF Book Details:
Author: Robert F. Sayre
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299164607
Size: 48.62 MB
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Category : Nature
Languages : en
Pages : 225
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by Robert F. Sayre, Recovering The Prairie Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Recovering The Prairie books, Americans in ever increasing numbers are rediscovering the prairie. This vast inland sea of grasses, buried for a hundred years beneath farms, cities, and suburbs, has endured not only in physical remnants but also in the memories of its settlers and their descendants, the books of prairie authors, and the work of prairie artists. As restoration ecologists and amateur prairie preservationists recover the land, this book recovers the prairie of the American imagination--past, present, and future. Beautifully illustrated with the work of sixteen contemporary prairie artists, Recovering the Prairie celebrates and examines the perspectives of artists, writers, native peoples, ecologists, and landscape architects--Willa Cather, Aldo Leopold, Jens Jensen, Alexander Gardner, and many others--who recognized the unique beauty of the prairie. And, this volume brings together people from many fields to consider the connections between aesthetics and economics, landscape and culture, politics and ethics, as illustrated by the prairie in American civilization. Contributors and artists include: Robert Adams Lee Allen Roger Brown James D. Butler Pauline Drobney Fred Easker Terry Evans Ed Folsom Lance M. Foster Harold L. Gregor Robert E. Grese Walter Hatke Harold D. Holoun Stan Hurd Gary Irving Wes Jackson Keith Jacobshagen Joni L. Kinsey Stuart Klipper Aldo Leopold Tom Lutz Curt Meine Genie H. Patrick David Plowden Rebecca Roberts Robert F. Sayre Jane E. Simonson Shelton Stromquist James R. Winn


Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman PDF Book Details:
Author: Gary Schmidgall
Publisher: E P Dutton
ISBN:
Size: 28.54 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 428
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by Gary Schmidgall, Walt Whitman Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Walt Whitman books, A biography of the renowned American poet explores the relationships Whitman had with his male friends, and uses such insight as a basis for literary criticism of his work