American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet /

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 abolitionis...

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Main Author: Whitley, Edward Keyes.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.
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