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

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

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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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
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Whitley, Edward Keyes
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
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EBSCO Publishing (Firm)
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  • Whitman, Walt
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Poets, American
  • Whitfield, James Monroe
  • Snow, Eliza R.
  • Ridge, John Rollin
  • Whitman, Walt
Label
American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet, Edward Whitley, (ebook)
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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=343681
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 248 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807899427
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn676698517
  • (OCoLC)676698517
Label
American bards : Walt Whitman and other unlikely candidates for national poet, Edward Whitley, (ebook)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=343681
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 248 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807899427
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn676698517
  • (OCoLC)676698517

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