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By John E. Seery

The works of Walt Whitman were defined as masculine, female, postcolonial, homoerotic, city, natural, specified, and democratic, but arguments in regards to the quantity to which Whitman might or might 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 setting apart his own works from his political works.

A Political better half to Walt Whitman is the 1st full-length exploration of Whitman's works in the course of the lens of political conception. Editor John E. Seery and a suite of well-known theorists and philosophers discover the political understanding of Whitman's poetry and prose, reading his religion within the capability of people, his demand a revolution in literature and political tradition, and his trust within the threat of mixing heroic individualism with democratic justice. A Political spouse to Walt Whitman reaches past literature into political thought, revealing the ideology in the back of Whitman's demand the emergence of yank poets of democracy.

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