The Wadsworth Casebook Series for Reading, Research and Writing: Collection of Walt Whitman / Edition 1by Laurie G. Kirszner, Stephen R. Mandell
Pub. Date: 01/28/2000
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Part of The Wadsworth Casebooks for Reading, Research, and Writing Series, this new title provides all the materials a student needs to complete a literary research assignment in one convenient location. See more details below
Part of The Wadsworth Casebooks for Reading, Research, and Writing Series, this new title provides all the materials a student needs to complete a literary research assignment in one convenient location.
Table of Contents
1. INTRODUCTION. Walt Whitman: The Singer of the Self and the Poet of the Cosmos. 2. LITERATURE. About the Author: Walt Witman. Walt Witman: the Poems. Song of Myself. Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking. When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer. A Noiseless Patient Spider. Had I the Choice. Cavalry Crossing a Ford. The Dalliance of the Eagles. For You O Democracy. The Base of All Metaphysics. Discussion Questions. Research Topics. 3. SECONDARY SOURCES. Walt Whitman - Preface to 1855 Edition Leaves of Grass. Harold Aspiz - Sexuality and the Language of Transcendence. William Birmingham - Whitman's Song of the Possible American Self. Mark DeLancey - Texts, Interpretations, and Whitman's Song of Myself. Ralph Waldo Emerson - Letter to Walt Whitman. Rufus W. Griswold - Unsigned Review. D. R. Jarvis - Whitman and Speech-Based Prosody. Dana Phillips - Nineteenth-Century Racial Thought and Whitman's "Democratic. Ethnology of the Future." Carmine Sarracino - Figures of Transcendence in Whitman's Poetry. 4. SAMPLE STUDENT RESEARCH PAPER. LaTasha Priscilla Sampson - The Nature of the Poet: Walt Whitman's 1855 Preface and His Lifelong Poetic Practice. 5. APPENDIX.
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