The Resource American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet, by Edward Whitley, (electronic book)

American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet, by Edward Whitley, (electronic book)

Label
American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet
Title
American bards
Title remainder
Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet
Statement of responsibility
by Edward Whitley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
While American literary history has tended to credit Whitman with having invented the persona of the national outsider as the national bard, Edward Whitley recovers three of Whitman's contemporaries who adopted similar personae: James M. Whitfield, an African American separatist and abolitionist; Eliza R. Snow, a Mormon pioneer and women's leader; and John Rollin Ridge, a Cherokee journalist and Native-rights advocate. These poets not only provide a counterpoint to the Whitmanian persona of the outsider bard, but they also reframe the criteria by which generations of scholars have characterize
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Whitley, Edward Keyes
Dewey number
  • 811/.309
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3233
LC item number
.W44 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Poets, American
  • Whitman, Walt
  • Whitfield, James Monroe
  • Snow, Eliza R.
  • Ridge, John Rollin
  • Whitman, Walt
Label
American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet, by Edward Whitley, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10425409
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 248 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet, by Edward Whitley, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10425409
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 248 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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