Constructing the German Walt Whitman

Constructing the German Walt Whitman

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In this first comprehensive study in English of Walt Whitman's reception in the German-speaking countries, Walter Grnzweig posits a very broadly based notion of culture, embodying a wide variety of elements such as high literature, politics, youth movements, sexuality, and other subcultures.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 276 pages
  • University of Iowa Press
  • Iowa City, United States
  • English
  • 1587290987
  • 9781587290985

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"This is the most illuminating study ever written about how an American writer has been absorbed into another culture. This book is a major achievement not only in Whitman studies but in the emerging field of intercultural textuality."--Ed Folsomshow more