The Resource American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet, Edward Whitley

American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet, Edward Whitley

Label
American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet
Title
American bards
Title remainder
Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet
Statement of responsibility
Edward Whitley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 abolitionist; Eliza R. Snow, a Mormon pioneer and women's leader; and John Rollin Ridge, a Cherokee journalist and Native-rights advocate. These poets not only provide a counterpoint to the Whitmanian persona of the outsider bard, but they also reframe the criteria by which generations of scholars have characterize
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
811/.309
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3233
LC item number
.W44 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet, Edward Whitley
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
James M. Whitfield: the poet of slaves -- Eliza R. Snow: poet of a new American religion -- John Rollin Ridge (Yellow Bird): the first white aboriginal -- Walt Whitman: an American, one of the roughs, a kosmos
Control code
ocn676698517
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807899427
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt619zn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32179157
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676698517
  • pebcs0807899429

Library Locations

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