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evolution of Walt Whitman

by Roger Asselineau

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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.,
  • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roger Asselineau ; foreword by Ed Folsom.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3231 .A833 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 392 p. ;
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL41584M
    ISBN 100877456828
    LC Control Number99033533

    Scope and Content Note. The Roger Asselineau Walt Whitman Collection () consists, aside from the group of or so monographs collected by Asselineau, chiefly of correspondence, accompanied by handwritten drafts of reviews written in ink of pencil by Asselineau on slips of paper, apparent placed in the relevant book on his shelf as a file. 7he Evolution of IValt Whitman: 7?ze Creation of a Personality. By ROGER ASSELINEAU. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard Uiiiversity Press, Pp. x 4- $ Roger Asselineauâ s work, originally published in French in as Lâ Bvolution de Walt Wâ hitrnan, will now appear in an English two-volume translation of which the present book is the first .

      Walt Whitman: The Measure of His Song, a remarkable anthology edited by Jim Perlman, Ed Folsom, and Dan Campion, is a record of precisely this. These editors show that from Swinburne to Dave Smith. A year later, in , Walt Whitman published a slim volume of poetry titled Leaves of Grass. He dedicated this first edition of what would become his life’s work to his mentor, Emerson.

    Walt Whitman is both a major poet and an outstanding personality in the history of American literature. He rose from obscurity to monumental fame, coming to be recognized as a national figure. His achievement is great, although it has been sometimes obscured by unfair, hostile criticism — or, conversely, by extravagant praise. Although the significance of Walt Whitman's thinking about African Americans and slavery to his poetry has been largely ignored by Whitman scholars, Martin Klammer argues that Leaves of Grass is a major text dealing with race relations in the mid-nineteenth century. Through a close historical analysis, Klammer reveals how the evolution of Whitman's attitudes—from pro Author: Martin Klammer.


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Background and Early Years. Called the "Bard of Democracy" and considered one of America's most influential poets, Walt Whitman was born on May Born: The Evolution of Walt Whitman Asselineau, Roger Published by University of Iowa Press Asselineau, Roger.

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If Whitman had never published a line of poetry, he would have still had a remarkably prolific life as a journalist. In the introduction to their book Walt Whitman’s Selected Journalism, scholars Jason Stacy and Douglass A.

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Perfect democracy exists only in Leaves of Grass—thanks to Whitman's emphasis on brotherhood. Bibliography. Allen, Gay Wilson. The New Walt Whitman Handbook. New York: New York UP, Asselineau, Roger. The Evolution of Walt Whitman: The Creation of a Book.

Trans. Roger Asselineau and Burton. J.R. LeMaster and Donald D. Kummings, eds., Walt Whitman: An Encyclopedia (New York: Garland Publishing, ), reproduced by permission. When Whitman suffered his physical collapse infrom which he never fully recovered, he was working on a new collection of prose and poetry, intending to break a seven-year silence.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Evolution of Walt Whitman (Iowa Whitman Series) Don't touch this book except with tongs. Asselineau was an appalling homophobe, and attempts to anomalise Whitman's homosexuality, presenting it as something obsessive, unhealthy, and abnormal.

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The book was part of a broader trend of interest in holism in European and colonial academia during the early twentieth century. Smuts based his philosophy of holism on the thoughts behind his earlier book Walt Whitman: A Study in the Evolution of Personality, written during his time in Cambridge in the early s.Richard Maurice Bucke (18 March – 19 February ), often called Maurice Bucke, was a prominent Canadian psychiatrist in the late 19th century.

An adventurer during his youth, Bucke later studied ally, as a psychiatrist, he headed the provincial Asylum for the Insane in London, was a friend of several noted men of letters in Canada, the .Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman (–).

Although the first edition was published inWhitman spent most of his professional life writing and re-writing Leaves of Grass, revising it multiple times until his death.

This resulted in vastly different editions over four decades—the first, a small book of twelve poems and the last, a compilation Author: Walt Whitman.