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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 624493–526 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.62.4.493
Published: 01 March 2008
...John Tessitore Although Neo-Pragmatist scholars have long considered Walt Whitman an intellectual and literary forebear to William James and the American Pragmatic tradition, James believed Whitman to be a far more problematic thinker than has been acknowledged. Haunting much of James's writings...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 613391–393 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.3.391
Published: 01 December 2006
... , Walt Whitman and the Class Struggle. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2006. Pp. xxvi + 157. $29.95. Asking the question Who learns my lesson complete in his poetry, Whitman supplied the answer: Boss and jour- neyman and apprentice. The phrase encapsulates the confusion in American labor ranks...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1989; 442141–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044943
Published: 01 September 1989
...Richard Pascal Copyright 1989 The Regents of the University of California "Dimes on the Eyes": Walt Whitman and the Pursuit of Wealth in America RICHARD PASCAL B Y the late 1840s, when the idea for the great experiment in literary democ- racy that was to become Leaves of Grass first began to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74154–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.54
Published: 01 June 2019
...Eric Conrad Eric Conrad, “The Poet as Printer’s Fist: Walt Whitman’s Indicative Hand” (pp. 54–86) At the intersection of the professional author’s ascent in the United States and the growing centralization and sophistication of the advertising trade, a new anxiety surfaces in the world of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1990; 444465–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045070
Published: 01 March 1990
...Mark Edmundson Copyright 1990 The Regents of the University of California "Lilacs": Walt Whitman's American Elegy MARK EDMUNDSON ERS of American literature are almost unanimous in their admiration for Whitman's "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd." It is to many the greatest American...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1996; 512145–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933958
Published: 01 September 1996
...Hershel Parker As Fredson Bowers discovered, in 1858 or early 1859 Walt Whitman completed under the title "Live Oak, with Moss" a twelve-poem sequence that traces the course of a man's love for another man, their happiness together, and the aftermath of their relationship-a brave, albeit...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 702194–220 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.2.194
Published: 01 September 2015
...Christopher Hanlon Christopher Hanlon, “Whitman’s Atlantic Noise” (pp. 194–220) This essay considers Walt Whitman’s “A Word Out of the Sea,” from the 1860 edition of Leaves of Grass , for its aural qualities—acoustically twittering birds, the hissing “undertone” of the ocean, for example—linking...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 604451–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.60.4.451
Published: 01 March 2006
...EDWARD WHITLEY Despite the attention given to New York City as a source of the poetic imagery and democratic energy in Walt Whitman's poetry, the space of mid-century New York has never fully been explicated as a site of convergence for Whitman's conflicting allegiances to a local working-class...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 672234–258 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.2.234
Published: 01 September 2012
... dynamic affinities, whether by direct influence or otherwise, with William Shakespeare, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Alfred Tennyson, and Walt Whitman, participants in Melville's own recurring urge to tell of things that cannot be told. Through a communion of voices, “The Æolian Harp,” “To the Master of the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 55192–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903058
Published: 01 June 2000
...Holger Kersten When Walt Whitman in An American Primer called his native language "a tongue that spurns all laws," he furnished a description that can serve as a perfect characterization for the mode of literary expression during the period spanning the final decades of the nineteenth and the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744562–563 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.562
Published: 31 March 2020
.... Pp. viii þ 184. $20 paper. Cohen , Matt , ed. The New Walt Whitman Studies. Twenty-First- Century Critical Revisions Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. xiv þ 252. $99.99. Coombs , David Sweeney. Reading with the Senses in Victorian Literature and Science. Victorian Literature...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744567–569 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.567
Published: 31 March 2020
... Churchyard 279 Blumberg, Ilana M. Sympathy or Religion? George Eliot and Christian Conversion 360 Conrad, Eric. The Poet as Printer s Fist: Walt Whitman s Indicative Hand 54 Davis, Clark. Very, Garrison, Thoreau: Variations on the Antebellum Passive 332 Floyd, Courtney A. Always the same unrememberable...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 741137–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.137
Published: 01 June 2019
... © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Contributors to this Issue Eric Conrad is a dean and English instructor at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School, New York. He is the author of Anything honest to sell books : Walt Whitman and the Autograph Monster, published in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743332–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.332
Published: 01 December 2019
... violations of privacy; and with the con- tinual renegotiation of personhood under way in reformist circles. We could easily make the argument, for instance, that Walt Whitman s claim for the body s equality with the soul emerges from the same mixture of poetic and messianic urgen- cies that almost twenty...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74130–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.30
Published: 01 June 2019
... past nor present a possible future. 20 In this light, Thoreau s influence is easily identifiable in second-generation tran- scendentalist works such as Walt Whitman s Leaves of Grass (1855, 1860); see, for example, stanza 18 of Starting from Paumanok. 21 As Nye suggests, this adulation of the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733403–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.403
Published: 01 December 2018
... midcentury works by Freder- ick Douglass, Henry Thoreau, and Walt Whitman and on the political possibilities of contemporary posthumanist thought, Ellis limns the differences between racist appropriations of pre-Darwinian evolution- ary biology and the anti-essentialist ontology of authors for whom...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732263–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.263
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Counterintuitively, Davis claims that three nineteenth-century American writers Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, and Walt Whitman, all of whom have been associated with stripping away the decorative in the service of valorizing less trivial pursuits are reviews 263 deeply invested in the serious power of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732260–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.260
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Emily Dickinson, and Walt Whitman, all of whom have been associated with stripping away the decorative in the service of valorizing less trivial pursuits are reviews 263 ...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 731127–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.127
Published: 01 June 2018
...-systematic systematizing of the book world during a formative period. More than anything else, Walt Whitman desired to reach people with his poetry. But how did he actually go about doing so? Cohen argues that this is a question of distribution, and Whitman s Drift is about literary distribution and the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733293–325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.293
Published: 01 December 2018