By John E. Seery
The works of Walt Whitman were defined as masculine, female, postcolonial, homoerotic, city, natural, targeted, and democratic, but arguments in regards to the volume to which Whitman might or will be thought of a political poet have not begun to be absolutely faced. a few students forget Whitman's realizing of democracy, insisting on setting apart his own works from his political works.
A Political spouse to Walt Whitman is the 1st full-length exploration of Whitman's works in the course of the lens of political conception. Editor John E. Seery and a suite of admired theorists and philosophers discover the political information of Whitman's poetry and prose, reading his religion within the power of people, his demand a revolution in literature and political tradition, and his trust within the hazard of mixing heroic individualism with democratic justice. A Political spouse to Walt Whitman reaches past literature into political idea, revealing the ideology in the back of Whitman's demand the emergence of yankee poets of democracy.
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A Political Companion to Walt Whitman (Political Companions to Great American Authors) by John E. Seery