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Whitman East & West [electronic resource] : new contexts for reading Walt Whitman / edited by Ed Folsom.

Contributor(s): Folsom, Ed, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Iowa Whitman series: Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 243 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1587294214 (electronic bk.); 9781587294211 (electronic bk.).Other title: Whitman East and West.Subject(s): Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation | Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Appreciation -- Asia | Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Knowledge -- Asia | Books and reading -- Asia | Asia -- In literature | Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Critique et interpr�etation | Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Appr�eciation -- Asie | Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Et l'Asie | Livres et lecture -- Asie | Asie dans la litt�erature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Poetry | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Whitman East & West.DDC classification: 811/.3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
"Poets to come ... leaving it to you to prove and define it": Lucy Chen, Whitman, T.S. Eliot, and poets unknown / James E. Miller Jr.-- The voluptuous earth and the fall of the redwood tree: Whitman's personification of nature / M. Jimmie Killingsworth -- "O divine average!": Whitman's poetry and the production of normality in nineteenth-century American culture / Walter Gr�unzweig -- Walt Whitman at the movies: cultural memory and the politics of desire / Kenneth M. Price -- "Where's Walt?": illustrated editions of Whitman for younger readers / Joel Myerson -- A dream still invincible?: the Matthiessen tradition / Robert K. Martin -- Whitman's en masse aesthetics / Sherry Ceniza -- Public love: Whitman and political theory / Betsy Erkkila -- Representatives and revolutionists: the new urban politics revisited / M. Wynn Thomas -- Whitman on Asian immigration and nation-formation / Guiyou Huang -- Whitman's soul in China: Guo Moruo's poetry in the new culture movement / Liu Rongquiang -- Pantheistic ideas in Guo Moruo's The goddesses and Whitman's Leaves of grass / Ou Hong -- Modernity and Whitman's reception in Chinese literature / Wang Ning -- Gu Cheng and Walt Whitman: in search of new poetics / Liu Shusen -- Grass and liquid trees: the cosmic vision of Walt Whitman / Roger Asselineau.
Summary: In Whitman East and West, fifteen prominent scholars track the surprising ways in which Whitman's poetry and prose continue to be meaningful at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Covering a broad range of issues--from ecology to children's literature, gay identity to China's May 4th Movement, nineteenth-century New York politics to the emerging field of normality studies, Mao Zedong to American film--each original essay opens a previously unexplored field of study, and each yields new insights by demonstrating how emerging methodologies and approaches intersect with and illuminate Whit
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Poets to come ... leaving it to you to prove and define it": Lucy Chen, Whitman, T.S. Eliot, and poets unknown / James E. Miller Jr.-- The voluptuous earth and the fall of the redwood tree: Whitman's personification of nature / M. Jimmie Killingsworth -- "O divine average!": Whitman's poetry and the production of normality in nineteenth-century American culture / Walter Gr�unzweig -- Walt Whitman at the movies: cultural memory and the politics of desire / Kenneth M. Price -- "Where's Walt?": illustrated editions of Whitman for younger readers / Joel Myerson -- A dream still invincible?: the Matthiessen tradition / Robert K. Martin -- Whitman's en masse aesthetics / Sherry Ceniza -- Public love: Whitman and political theory / Betsy Erkkila -- Representatives and revolutionists: the new urban politics revisited / M. Wynn Thomas -- Whitman on Asian immigration and nation-formation / Guiyou Huang -- Whitman's soul in China: Guo Moruo's poetry in the new culture movement / Liu Rongquiang -- Pantheistic ideas in Guo Moruo's The goddesses and Whitman's Leaves of grass / Ou Hong -- Modernity and Whitman's reception in Chinese literature / Wang Ning -- Gu Cheng and Walt Whitman: in search of new poetics / Liu Shusen -- Grass and liquid trees: the cosmic vision of Walt Whitman / Roger Asselineau.

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In Whitman East and West, fifteen prominent scholars track the surprising ways in which Whitman's poetry and prose continue to be meaningful at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Covering a broad range of issues--from ecology to children's literature, gay identity to China's May 4th Movement, nineteenth-century New York politics to the emerging field of normality studies, Mao Zedong to American film--each original essay opens a previously unexplored field of study, and each yields new insights by demonstrating how emerging methodologies and approaches intersect with and illuminate Whit

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