By John E. Seery
The works of Walt Whitman were defined as masculine, female, postcolonial, homoerotic, city, natural, distinctive, and democratic, but arguments concerning the volume to which Whitman may or can be thought of a political poet have not begun to be totally faced. a few students overlook Whitman's knowing of democracy, insisting on setting apart his own works from his political works.
A Political significant other to Walt Whitman is the 1st full-length exploration of Whitman's works throughout the lens of political conception. Editor John E. Seery and a set of fashionable theorists and philosophers discover the political know-how of Whitman's poetry and prose, interpreting his religion within the strength of people, his demand a revolution in literature and political tradition, and his trust within the danger of mixing heroic individualism with democratic justice. A Political better half to Walt Whitman reaches past literature into political idea, revealing the ideology in the back of Whitman's demand the emergence of yank poets of democracy.
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