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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His essays and journalism have appeared in The Village Voice, VLS, The Nation, The Advocate, POZ, In These Times, and other magazines. He lives in New York. PENGUIN BOOKS Published by the Penguin Group Penguin Group (USA)
In earlier English verse, and most later free verse for that matter, the arbitrary line break sustains a constant tension against the impression of a speaking voice. Rhyme and meter heighten that tension, creating a constant backdrop of ...
Through me forbidden voices, Voices of sexes and lusts, voices veil'd and I remove the veil, Voices indecent by me clarified and transfigur'd. The intensity of the shame that he resists is sometimes manifest (as in “Scented Herbage of ...
Certainly not least of the motives behind this will-to-dignity is the need to “clarify and transfigure” a kind of sex and lust that had no voice of its own, and could only be expressed in a language of the severest moral anathema—at ...
... by itself, I will escape from the sham that was proposed to me, I will sound myself and comrades only—I will never again utter a call, only their call... Here, as so often before, Whitman voices a transgressive impulse.