♥ Book Title : A Companion to Walt Whitman
☯ Full Synopsis : "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. 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"Article| Donald D. Kummings| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : The Cambridge Companion to Walt Whitman
☯ Full Synopsis : "Written for this volume by an international team of distinguished Whitman scholars, these essays address a wide range of contemporary issues in his life and art through varying approaches. The volume includes a chronology of Whitman's life and suggestions for further reading."Article| Ezra Greenspan| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : A Political Companion to Walt Whitman
☯ Full Synopsis : "A Political Companion to Walt Whitman is the first full-length exploration of Whitman's works through the lens of political theory. Editor John E. Seery and a collection of prominent theorists and philosophers uncover the political awareness of Whitman'spoetry and prose, analyzing his faith in the potential of individuals, his call for a revolution in literature and political culture, and his belief in the possibility of combining heroic individualism with democratic justice. --from publisher description"Article| John Evan Seery| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Critical Companion to Walt Whitman
☯ Full Synopsis : "Presents a complete reference to the life and works of Walt Whitman."Article| Charles M. Oliver| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Salute, Walt Whitman
☯ Full Synopsis : "Photographs by Duane Michals, opposite Whitman's writings."Article| Duane Michals| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman
☯ Full Synopsis : "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."Article| J.R. LeMaster| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Whitman's Poetry of the Body
☯ Full Synopsis : "This book combines literary and historical analysis in a study of sexuality in Walt Whitman's work. Informed by his "new historicist" understanding of the construction of literary texts, Jimmie Killingsworth examines the progression of Whitman's poetry an"Article| M. Jimmie Killingsworth| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Tao of Walt Whitman
☯ Full Synopsis : "Walt Whitman's radiant poetry is a source of contemporary inspiration. His ecumenical wisdom, which includes both transcendentalism and realism, is encapsulated here in short verses for each day of the year. These, along with a daily action step, become a springboard for readers to transform themselves. The sublime poetry combined with exercises for self-reflection will make this unique pocket-sized daybook a constant companion for those seeking greater balance in their lives."Article| Connie Shaw| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Earth, My Likeness
☯ Full Synopsis : "Viktoras Kulvinskas, co-founder of the Hippocrates Health Institute in Boston with Ann Wigmore, is considered to be the grandfather of the living foods movement and has a huge following"Article| Walt Whitman| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Readings on Walt Whitman
☯ Full Synopsis : "Essays discuss Whitman's life, importance as a writer, themes, and style, and include close readings of nine poems"Article| Gary Wiener| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York
☯ Full Synopsis : "New York holds a special place in America's national mythology as both the gateway to the USA and as a diverse, vibrant cultural center distinct from the rest of the nation. From the international atmosphere of the Dutch colony New Amsterdam, through the expansion of the city in the nineteenth century, to its unique appeal to artists and writers in the twentieth, New York has given its writers a unique perspective on American culture. This Companion explores the range of writing and performance in the city, celebrating Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Edith Wharton, Eugene O'Neill, and Allen Ginsberg among a host of authors who have contributed to the city's rich literary and cultural history. Illustrated and featuring a chronology and guide to further reading, this book is the ideal guide for students of American literature as well as for all who love New York and its writers."Article| Cyrus R. K. Patell| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Cambridge Companion to Henry David Thoreau
☯ Full Synopsis : "This is an accessible guide to reading and understanding the works of Thoreau."Article| Carolina Distinguished Professor of American Literature Joel Myerson| Statement ..."