The Portable Walt Whitman
Penguin, 30 դեկ, 2003 թ. - 608 էջ
A comprehensive collection of Whitman's most beloved works of poetry, prose, and short stories
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On the other side, he attracted defenders, who wrote such apologias as The Good Gray Poet, “A Woman's View of Walt Whitman,” and after his death, The Fight of a Book for the World. His work for the most part no longer needs ...
... and champion of Whitman in his own right, giving the eulogy after Whitman's death. To understand how Whitman appealed to both kinds of reader, we should note first that his rhetoric about religion is consistently counterintuitive.
One of Whitman's contemporaries, Rufus Griswold— the same man who assassinated Poe's character after Poe's death—essentially named Whitman as a sodomite in his review of the 1855 Leaves. But he did it in Latin, refusing to speak such a ...
My tongue, every atom of my blood, form'd from this soil, this air, Born here of parents born here from parents the same, and their parents the same, I, now thirty-seven years old in perfect health begin, Hoping to cease not till death.
I pass death with the dying and birth with the new-wash'd babe, and am not contain'd between my hat and boots, And peruse manifold objects, no two alike and every one good, The earth good and the stars good, and their adjuncts all good.