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Walt Whitman's America

A Cultural Biography

Walt Whitman's America( )
Author: Reynolds, David S.
ISBN:978-0-394-58023-4
Publication Date:Mar 1995
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

In his poetry Walt Whitman set out to encompass all of America and in so doing heal its deepening divisions. This magisterial biography demonstrates the epic scale of his achievement, as well as the dreams and anxieties that impelled it, for it places the poet securely within the political and cultural context of his age. Combing through the full range of Whitman's writing, David Reynolds shows how Whitman gathered inspiration from every stratum of nineteenth-century American life:...
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Book Details
Pages:671
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
History / United States / 19Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.63 x 9.75 Inches
Book Weight:1.944 Pounds



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