"Song of Myself"

"Song of Myself" : Walt Whitman

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-- Presents the most important 20th-century criticism on major works from The Odyssey through modern literature
-- The critical essays reflect a variety of schools of criticism
-- Contains critical biographies, notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an indexWhitman's celebration of human complexity influenced generations of poets.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 150 pages
  • 162.1 x 246.9 x 26.7mm | 675.86g
  • Broomall, United States
  • English
  • 0791070476
  • 9780791070475
  • 1,617,295

Table of contents

'The password primeval' : Whitman's use of science in 'Song of myself' / Robert J. Scholnick -- Grass and its mate in "Song of myself" / William E. McMahon -- Hegel's phenomenological dialectic and the structure of Whitman's "Song of myself" / Zong-Qi Cai -- Whitman's language of the self / Mark Bauerlein -- Union and disunion in "Song of myself" / Herbert J. Levine -- "Song of myself" as Whitman's American Bible / Herbert J. Levine -- Texts, interpretations, and Whitman's "Song of myself" / Mark Delancey -- Reading 'Song of myself;" assuming what Whitman assumes / Gayle L. Smith -- Whitman's song of the possible american self / William Birmingham -- Whitman and genre : the dialogic in "Song of myself" / Dana Phillips -- Whitman's Leaves of grass and thewriting of a new American Bible / W.C. Harris -- Walt Whitman, the apostle / Michael D. Sowder -- Walt Whitman and the epic tradition : political and poetical voices in "Song of myself" / Bill Hardwig.
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