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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He served as a printer's devil, journeyman compositor, and itinerant schoolteacher, edited the Long Islander, and in 1846 became editor of the Brooklyn Eagle, a position from which he was discharged for political reasons.
In his political journalism, Whitman followed a principle that late in life he passed on to his young acolyte Horace Traubel: “Be radical, be radical, be radical— be not too damned radical.”7 Though he supported the Mexican War in 1848, ...
His politics had outpaced his sensibilities. Yet because his poetic vision committed him to a view from below, to sympathies with outcasts, he was capable of surprising turns, like the eroticization of the black slave in “I Sing the ...
... sometimes bombastic) statement of democratic national ideals, and has survived as a minor classic of political faith. It is especially remarkable for the role it gives to literature in forging the conditions of democratic life.
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