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