The Wadsworth Casebook Series for Reading, Research and Writing: Collection of Walt Whitman / Edition 1

The Wadsworth Casebook Series for Reading, Research and Writing: Collection of Walt Whitman / Edition 1

by Laurie G. Kirszner, Stephen R. Mandell
     
 

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155074729
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
The Harcourt Casebook Series in Literature
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.29(h) x 0.34(d)

Meet the Author

Laurie G. Kirszner is a best-selling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Kirszner, together with coauthor Stephen R. Mandell, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from Developmental to Literature.

Stephen R. Mandell is a best-selling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Mandell, together with coauthor Laurie G. Kirszner, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from Developmental to Literature.

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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