By Donald D. Kummings
A spouse To Walt Whitman is an anthology of 35 unique essays written by means of prime students, discussing the cultural and literary context of Whitman's vintage poetry and prose works. From the impression of nineteenth-century pop culture on Whitman and his literature, to the repercussions of the yankee Civil conflict, to the original nuances of the first actual version of "Leaves of Grass", A spouse To Walt Whitman is an erudite exploration of not just the works themselves and their mirrored image of Whitman's period, but in addition the dear insights they communicate to give and destiny generations. hugely recommended.
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Delaying further distribution, Whitman began work on a Sequel to DrumTaps. These 18 new poems included one of his most highly regarded pieces, ‘‘When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d,’’ and perhaps his most famous and most memorized poem, ‘‘O Captain! ’’ By October, Whitman had finished the sequel totaling 24 pages and bound it with the previously printed pages from Drum-Taps. Post-War Washington, 1865–73 The Bureau of Indian Affairs promoted Whitman on May 1, 1865, shortly after his return to Washington.
But his Star contributions were relatively short and did not touch on political or controversial topics. As Loving also notes, the problem of attributing Brooklyn Daily Times articles to Whitman and representing accurately and fully what views he may have expressed in the paper is one that must be dealt with carefully, based on full, scholarly, accurate texts (Loving 1999: 230–1). The earliest collections and reprintings of Whitman’s work in The Gathering of the Forces, edited by Cleveland Rodgers and John Black (1920), and in I Sit and Look Out: Editorials from the Brooklyn Daily Times, edited by Emory Holloway and Vernolian Schwarz (1932), organized and presented the articles in a topical format, abstracted from the newspaper’s daily and sequential context, and as Loving demonstrates with regards to the I Sit and Look Out editorials: ‘‘Comparison of the editorials selected for I Sit with their originals in the Times reveals inaccurate transcriptions as well as silent omissions’’ (Loving 1999: 230).
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