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Leaves of grass : the sesquicentennial essays /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Belasco, Susan, 1950-, Folsom, Ed, 1947-, Price, Kenneth M.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction /
  • Susan Belasco, Ed Folsom and Kenneth M. Price
  • 1.
  • What We're Still Learning about the 1855 Leaves of Grass 150 Years Later /
  • Ed Folsom
  • Pt. 1.
  • Foregrounding the First Edition
  • 2.
  • Whitman, Marx, and the American 1848 /
  • Betsy Erkkila
  • 3.
  • United States and States United: Whitman's National Vision in 1855 /
  • M. Wynn Thomas
  • Pt. 2.
  • Reading the First Edition
  • 4.
  • "One goodshaped and wellhung man": Accentuated Sexuality and the Uncertain Authorship of the Frontispiece to the 1855 Edition of Leaves of Grass /
  • Ted Genoways
  • 5.
  • Whitman at Night: "The Sleepers" in 1855 /
  • Alan Trachtenberg
  • 6.
  • Complaints from the Spotted Hawk: Flights and Feathers in Whitman's 1855 Leaves of Grass /
  • Thomas C. Gannon
  • Pt. 3.
  • Contextualizing the First Edition
  • 7.
  • Leaves of Grass and the Poetry Marketplace of Antebellum America /
  • Susan Belasco
  • 8.
  • Leaves of Grass (1855) and the Cities of Whitman's Memory /
  • William Pannapacker
  • 9.
  • The Lost Negress of "Song of Myself" and the Jolly Young Wenches of Civil War Washington /
  • Kenneth M. Price
  • 10.
  • "Bringing help for the sick": Whitman and Prophetic Biography /
  • Vivian R. Pollak
  • Pt. 4.
  • Aftereffects
  • 11.
  • The Visionary and the Visual in Whitman's Poetics /
  • M. Jimmie Killingsworth
  • 12.
  • Walt Whitman as an Eminent Victorian /
  • Lawrence Buell
  • 13.
  • "To reach the workmen direct": Horace Traubel and the Work of the 1855 Edition of Leaves of Grass /
  • Matt Cohen
  • 14.
  • "Profession of the calamus": Whitman, Eliot, Matthiessen /
  • Jay Grossman
  • 15.
  • Whitman and the Cold War: The Centenary Celebration of Leaves of Grass in Eastern Europe /
  • Walter Grunzweig
  • Pt. 5.
  • The Life behind the Book
  • 16.
  • "A Southerner as soon as a Northerner": Writing Walt Whitman's Biography /
  • Jerome Loving
  • 17.
  • Why I Write Cultural Biography: The Backgrounds of Walt Whitman's America /
  • David S. Reynolds
  • 18.
  • Songs of Myself; or, Confessions of a Whitman Collector /
  • Joel Myerson
  • Pt. 6.
  • A Poet Responds
  • 19.
  • "Strong is your Hold": My Encounters with Whitman /
  • Galway Kinnell
  • Pt. 7.
  • The Critical Response
  • 20.
  • The First Leaves of Grass: A Bibliography /
  • Donald D. Kummings.