A Political Companion to Walt Whitman (Political Companions by John E. Seery

By John E. Seery

The works of Walt Whitman were defined as masculine, female, postcolonial, homoerotic, city, natural, certain, and democratic, but arguments concerning the volume to which Whitman might or might be thought of a political poet haven't begun to be totally faced. a few students fail to remember Whitman's knowing of democracy, insisting on isolating his own works from his political works.

A Political significant other 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 renowned theorists and philosophers discover the political understanding of Whitman's poetry and prose, examining his religion within the capability 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 thought, revealing the ideology at the back of Whitman's demand the emergence of yank poets of democracy.

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