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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155074725

ISBN-13: 9780155074729

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

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)

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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