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So Long! Walt Whitman"s Poetry of Death

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Poetry & poets: 19th century, Literary Criticism, Literature - Classics / Criticism, English, USA, Poetry, Literary Criticism / P
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ISBN 100817352783
ISBN 139780817352783

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Walt Whitman is unquestionably a great poet of the joys of living. But, as Harold Aspiz demonstrates in this study, concerns with death and dying define Whitman’s career as thinker, poet, and person. Through a close reading of Leaves of Grass, its constituent poems, So Long!

Walt Whitmans Poetry of Death book “Song of Myself,” and Whitman’s prose and letters, Price: $ So Long.

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devotes particular attention to Whitman’s language and rich artistry in the context of the poet’s social and intellectual milieus. We see Whitman (and his many personae) as a folk prophet announcing a gospel of democracy and immortality; pondering death in alternating moods of acceptance and terror; fantasizing his own dying and his postmortem selfhood; yearning for mates and lovers while conscious of mordant flesh; agonizing over the omnipresence of death Price: $ Explores Whitman’s intimate and lifelong concern with mortality and his troubled speculations about the afterlife.

Walt Whitman is unquestionably a great poet of the joys of living. But, as Harold Aspiz demonstrates in this study, concerns with death and dying define Whitman’s career as thinker, poet. The theme of death pervades the text and the subtext of Leaves of dsc-sports.comgh some of his contemporaries hailed Whitman as America's inspired poet of death and many of his death-saturated poems have earned critical acclaim and popular affection, this is the first book-length study to examine his treatment of death by considering the entire range of his poetry and the way his attitudes.

Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death,, So Long. Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death. So Long. Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death Harold Aspiz Published by The University of Alabama Press Aspiz, Harold.

So Long. Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death. The University of Alabama Press, Project dsc-sports.com dsc-sports.com For additional information about this bookCited by: 6. So Long. Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death Pages - - MB - Downloads -English Download. The dull nights go over, and the dull days also, The soreness of lying so much in bed goes over, The physician, after long putting off, gives the silent and terrible look for an answer, The children come hurried and weeping, and the brothers and sisters are sent for, Medicines stand unused on the shelf—(the camphor-smell has long pervaded the.

Mar 15,  · "Harold Aspiz's "So Long. "marks the culmination in the work of a distinguished scholar of Walt Whitman, one who has already blazed more than a few trails in our appreciation of "Leaves of Grass"."--Jerome Loving, author of "Walt Whitman: The Song of Himself" "Makes a vital contribution to the study of Walt Whitman and does what no other study does--treats in depth Whitman's sense of Author: Harold Aspiz.

Explores Whitman’s intimate and lifelong concern with mortality and his troubled speculations about the dsc-sports.com Whitman is unquestionably a great poet of the joys of living. But, as Harold Aspiz demonstrates in this study, concerns with death and dying define Whitman’s career as thinker, poet.

Walt Whitman resolved within himself that death is the cause of grief and the cause of joy, creates life as well as destroys it, and it can bring either happiness or sorrow. This dual nature of death invigorated him and gave him a reason to live and a reason to create.

It contains many of the features of Walt Whitman’s greatest poetry: the free verse rhythm, the alternation between long and short lines, the rhetorical (or not-so-rhetorical?) questions, the focus on the self. ‘Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking’.

So Long. Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death eBook: Harold Aspiz: dsc-sports.com: Kindle Store Kindle Books Kindle Unlimited Prime Reading Bestsellers Kindle Daily Deal Kindle Monthly Deals Free Kindle Reading Apps Buy A Kindle Content and devices Kindle SupportAuthor: Harold Aspiz.

Walt Whitman's poetry of death schema:reviewBody " "Until now no one has studied as systematically the degree to which mortality informs Whitman's entire enterprise as a poet. So Long. devotes particular attention to Whitman's language and rich artistry in the context of the poet's.

Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman (–). Although the first edition was published inWhitman spent most of his professional life writing and re-writing Leaves of Grass, revising it multiple times until his death.

This resulted in vastly different editions over four decades—the first, a small book of twelve poems and the last, a compilation of over Author: Walt Whitman. May 06,  · Read "So Long. Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death" by Harold Aspiz available from Rakuten Kobo. Explores Whitman’s intimate and lifelong concern with mortality and his troubled speculations about the dsc-sports.com: University of Alabama Press.

Whitman reviews his message, anticipates life in death, and looks forward to the "athletic bands" which will be created and inspired by his Leaves.

The poet, who has a prophetic tone of voice, creates the illusion of his physical person in words such as "this is no book.

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Born on May 31,Walt Whitman is the author of Leaves of Grass and, along with Emily Dickinson, is considered one of the architects of a uniquely American poetic voice. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

So long!: Walt Whitman's poetry of death. [Harold Aspiz] -- Through a close reading of Leaves of Grass, its constituent poems, particularly Song of Myself and Whitman's prose and letters, Aspiz charts how the poet's exuberant celebration of life is a Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Read more about this on Questia. Walt Whitman (Walter Whitman), –92, American poet, b. West Hills, N.Y. Considered by many to be the greatest of all American poets, Walt Whitman celebrated the freedom and dignity of the individual and sang the praises of democracy and the brotherhood of man.

So Long. Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death [Harold Aspiz]. Explores Whitman’s intimate and lifelong concern with mortality and his troubled speculations about the dsc-sports.com Whitman is unquestionably a great poet of the joys of living.

But,Author: Harold Aspiz. Walt Whitman is America’s world poet—a latter-day successor to Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Shakespeare. In Leaves of Grass (, ), he celebrated democracy, nature, love, and friendship.

This monumental work chanted praises to the body as well as to the soul, and found beauty and. So Long by Walt Whitman. TO concludeI announce what comes after me I announce mightier offspring orators days and then for the.

Page2/5. The Walt Whitman Archive. Published Works In Whitman's Hand Life & Letters Commentary Resources Pictures & Sound About the Archive.

Published Works Books by Whitman. contents So long. Remember my words—I love you—I depart from materials, I am as one disembodied, triumphant, dead. Explores Whitman’s intimate and lifelong concern with mortality and his troubled speculations about the afterlife.

Walt Whitman is unquestionably a great poet of the joys of livBrand: University of Alabama Press. The twelve poems contained within were some of the most daring, musical, poignant, and joyful poems to have been published in the United States.

They were written in a distinctly American voice and were about American men and women. Their author, Walt Whitman, wanted nothing less than to unite a fraying nation under the banner of his poetic voice. Walt Whitman (/ ˈ hw ɪ t m ə n /; May 31, – March 26, ) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist.

A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his dsc-sports.com: Walter Whitman, May 31,West Hills, New. Home Walt Whitman: Poems E-Text: Songs of Parting: So Long. E-Text Walt Whitman: Poems Songs of Parting: So Long.

To conclude--I announce what comes after me; I announce mightier offspring, orators, days, and then depart, I remember I said, before my leaves sprang at all, I would raise my voice jocund and strong, with reference to consummations.

ASPIZ. So Long. Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death. Tuscaloosa: Univer­ sity of Alabama Press, xi + pp. During the nineteenth century, Harold Aspiz reminds us in his new book, it must have seemed that death rarely took a holiday.

A high mortality rate dur­ ing the first half of the century, particularly among children and victims ofAuthor: William J Scheick.

Reviews the book "So Long!: Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death," by Harold Aspiz. "Walt Whitman Birthplace". // American Road;Autumn, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p The article reviews the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site, which is located at Old Walt Whitman Road, New York and where author Walt Whitman was born.

From the 'Song of the.Poetry > Leaves of Grass > Walt Whitman: So Long! Cite. Walt Whitman: So Long! Updated February 28, | Infoplease Staff. So Long! To conclude, I announce what comes after me. the songs of life and death, And the songs of birth, and shown that there are many births.I have been in the process of reading, The Complete Poems, by Walt Whitman and I have not regretted a single page.

His book contains every poem he has written and is great for someone who is looking to learn more about Walt Whitman. My book is marked with lots of annotations from reading and his wisdom is beyond my years/5.