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Title: My Soul and I: the inner life of Walt Whitman.
Description: Boston, Beacon Press, (1985). 1st ptg. G in G DJ ex-library. First critically detailed, comprehensive interpretation of Walt Whitman's poetry to illuminate the deep origins of the poet's. creativity. Cavitch shows Whitman pouring himself into his own molds, continually retelling his own life-history and revising his self-image in his works. This pathbreakig book explores the personal ground for Whitman's passionate engagement with the extreme paradoxes of 19th century American society, when slavery and democracy, deomestsicity and wilderness, were in sharpest contrast. Profound importance of his parents as muses and brings new light to the his most important friendships with Emerson, William and Ellen O'Connor, and Peter Doyle. Library markings.


Price: US$ 14.00 Seller: Crabtree's Collection Old Books
- Book number: BOOKS053256I

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