By John E. Seery
The works of Walt Whitman were defined as masculine, female, postcolonial, homoerotic, city, natural, designated, and democratic, but arguments concerning the quantity to which Whitman may possibly or may be thought of a political poet have not begun to be totally faced. a few students put out of your mind Whitman's knowing of democracy, insisting on isolating his own works from his political works.
A Political significant other to Walt Whitman is the 1st full-length exploration of Whitman's works during the lens of political conception. Editor John E. Seery and a suite of trendy theorists and philosophers discover the political knowledge of Whitman's poetry and prose, interpreting his religion within the capability 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 concept, revealing the ideology in the back of Whitman's demand the emergence of yankee poets of democracy.
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