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Title Walt Whitman, where the future becomes present / edited by David Haven Blake and Michael Robertson.

Publication Info. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (188 pages) : illustrations.
Series The Iowa Whitman series
Iowa Whitman series.
Note This book began life as "Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass: The Sesquicentennial Symposium," held at College of New Jersey in September 2005--Acknowledgements.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Loos'd of limits and imaginary lines / David Haven Blake and Michael Robertson -- The visionary Whitman / David Lehman -- Epic and lyric: the Aegean, the Nile, and Whitman / Wai Chee Dimock -- Walt Whitman and the poetics of reprinting / Meredith L. McGill -- "Debris," creative scatter, and the challenge of editing Whitman / Kenneth M. Price -- Civil War religion and Whitman's Drum-taps / Michael Warner -- Walt Whitman's song of democracy / Benjamin R. Barber -- The twentieth-century artistic reception of Whitman and Melville / Angela Miller -- So long, so long! Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, and the art of longing / Ed Folsom -- Whitman and the idea of infinity / James Longenbach -- Walt Whitman, Latino poet / Kirsten Silva Gruesz.
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Summary Walt Whitman, Where the Future Becomes Present invigorates Whitman studies by garnering insights from a diverse group of writers and intellectuals. Writing from the perspectives of art history, political theory, creative writing, and literary criticism, the contributors place Whitman in the center of both world literature and American public life. The volume is especially notable for being the best example yet published of what the editors call the New Textuality in Whitman studies, an emergent mode of criticism that focuses on the different editions of Whitman's poems as independent works of.
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Subject Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Leaves of grass.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. (OCoLC)fst00039575
Leaves of grass (Whitman, Walt) (OCoLC)fst01356650
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Blake, David Haven.
Robertson, Michael.
Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass: The Sesquicentennial Symposium (2005 : College of New Jersey)
Other Form: Print version: Walt Whitman, where the future becomes present. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2008 9781587296383 1587296381 (DLC) 2007936977 (OCoLC)179836448
ISBN 9781587297106 (electronic bk.)
1587297108 (electronic bk.)
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