By J.R. LeMaster, Donald D. Kummings
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman offers a complete source complied by way of over 2 hundred the world over well-known participants, together with such prime Whitman students as James E. Miller, Jr., Roger Asselineau, Betsy Erkkila, and Joel Myerson.
Now to be had for the 1st time in paperback, this quantity contains greater than 750 entries prepared in handy alphabetical structure. insurance contains:
- biographical info: all names, dates, areas, and occasions vital to figuring out Whitman's existence and career
- Whitman's works: essays on all 8 versions of "Leaves of Grass," significant poems and poem clusters, vital essays and prose works, in addition to his greater than dozen brief tales and the unconventional, Franklin Evans
- prominent issues and ideas: essays on such significant issues as democracy, slavery, the Civil conflict, immortality, sexuality, and the women's rights movement.
- significant kinds and strategies: corresponding to prosody, symbolism, unfastened verse, and humour
- important tendencies and demanding methods in Whitman experiences: together with new historicist and cultural feedback, mental explorations, and debatable problems with sexual identity
- surveys of Whitman's overseas impression in addition to an evaluate of his literary legacy.
Useful for college students, researchers, librarians, lecturers, and Whitman devotees, this quantity good points vast cross-references, various photos of the poet, a chronology, a unique appendix part monitoring the poet's family tree, and a radical index. every one access features a bibliography for extra study.
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Now Exhibiting at the Stuyvesant Institute. New York: J,W. Watson, 1853. New-York Historical Society. Catalogue of the Museum and Gallery of Art of the New~ York Historical Society. New York: New York Historical Society, 1893. Whitman, Walt. " New York Dissected. 1936. Ed. Emory Holloway and Ralph Adimari. : Folcroft Library Editions, 1972. 30-40. See also EGYPTIAN MUSEUM (NEW YORK) Actors and Actresses The American theater and its actors were an important cultural influence on Walt Whitman. He attended the theater most regularly as a teenager from 1832-1836 and as a journalist from 1841-1849, and he wrote often about the early American theater in his waning years (1885-1890).
The dominant themes in Bibliography Whitman, Walt. Leaves of Grass: Comprehensive Reader's Edition. Ed. Harold W. Blodgett and Sculley Bradley. New York: New York UP, 1965. " 8 "AFTER THE SUPPER AND TALK" the two annexes, "Sands at Seventy" and "Good-Bye my Fancy," as well as in "Old Age Echoes," are old age and death. Speaking to Horace Traubel about their subject matter, Whitman said, "Of my personal ailments, of sickness as an element, I never spoke a word until the first of the poems I call Sands at Seventy were written, and then some expression of invalidism seemed to be called for" (With Walt Whitman 2:234).
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman by J.R. LeMaster, Donald D. Kummings