Book Discussion on Walt Whitman's America

Professor Reynolds talked about his recent book, Walt Whitman’s America: A Cultural Biography, published by Alfred A. Knopf. He… read more

Professor Reynolds talked about his recent book, Walt Whitman’s America: A Cultural Biography, published by Alfred A. Knopf. He analyzed Whitman’s contradictory stances on race, class and gender which came from his close relationship with the social and cultural milieu of contemporaty Jacksonian culture through not only his major poetic works, but his personal correspondence, journalism and other sources. He also examined the the aging process both in the man and his ideas. close

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Book Discussion on Walt Whitman's America

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Program ID:
71073-1
Category:
Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 28, 1996
Last Aired:
Nov 4, 2001

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  • Apr 28, 1996 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 28, 1996 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Apr 29, 1996 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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