Described as impressionist sketches of Civil War scenes using words rather than colors, this profound shift in his writing style is best exemplified in two of his finest poems. My Captain!
After the War, Whitman worked at the Departments of Interior and Justice, where he served as a clerk until his stroke in He lived almost twenty years after his epic Leaves of Grass. He produced two major poems before his death: Passage to India and Prayer of Columbus Teachers and students may also appreciate our Transcendentalism - Study Guide and D.
The essays explore dimensions of Whitman's dynamic relationship to working-class politics, race and slavery, sexual mores, the visual arts, and the idea of democracy.
The poet who emerges from this volume is no "solitary singer," distanced from his culture, but what he himself called "the age transfigured," fully enmeshed in his times and addressing issues that are still vital today. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. More Details Original Title.
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