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
Արդյունքներ 60–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
... 1881 1888 1891 PROSE WRITINGS “THE CHILD'S CHAMPION” PREFACES AND AFTERWORDS FROM LEAVES OF GRASS DEMOCRATIC VISTAS FROM SPECIMEN DAYS “SLANG IN AMERICA” Suggestions for Further Reading Index of Titles and First Lines Front Cover.
Along with most of his contemporaries in the North, he was reluctant to recognize that his own commitment to democracy was leading to experiments in multiracial culture and citizenship. His politics had outpaced his sensibilities.
It is especially remarkable for the role it gives to literature in forging the conditions of democratic life. ... the way an Icelander might be fond of Iceland, but as a nation with a special mission, bringing democracy to all peoples.
Yet it is one of the most eloquent things he ever wrote, not only on his faith in democracy and America, but on his dramatic conception of an essentially modern poetry. The 1856 edition had no preface, but the open letter to Emerson ...
Դուք հասել եք այս գրքի դիտումների առավելագույն քանակին.