A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman
Edited by David S. Reynolds
Normal Price: $176.95
Your Price: $159.26 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.69! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.96 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas
Historical Guide to Walt Whitman by David S. Reynolds
Book DescriptionFew authors are so well suited to historical study as Whitman, who is widely considered America's greatest poet. This Guide combines contemporary cultural studies and historical scholarship to illuminate Whitman's diverse contexts. 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.
Buy Historical Guide to Walt Whitman book by David S. Reynolds from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780195120813
(215mm x 145mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David S. Reynolds
Lincoln's Selected Writings, Paperback (January 2015)
Bancroft-Prize winning scholar David S. Reynolds introduces a broad selection of Abraham Lincoln's writings-from earliest days through to his last.
Mightier Than the Sword, Paperback (January 2013)
"Fascinating ... a lively and perceptive cultural history." -Annette Gordon-Reed, The New Yorker
Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, Hardback (May 2005)
Features a great American poem. This book includes an afterword by Whitman authority David Reynolds, in which he discusses the 1855 edition, in its social and cultural contexts. It also includes an appendix. It is useful for fans of Whitman and lovers of American poetry.
Walt Whitman, Hardback (January 2005)» View all books by David S. Reynolds
Walt Whitman is one of the first volumes in the Lives and Legacies series on notable figures inspired by the Very Short Introductions series. Award winning author, David Reynolds, offers a book that comcisely places this influencial American poet in his historical contexts.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Historical Guide to Walt Whitman book by David S. Reynolds and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687