Whitman in His Own Time (Paperback)
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Whitman in His Own Time (Paperback)

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Paperback 366 Pages / Published: 01/09/2000
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This volume contains interviews with and recollections of Walt Whitman from his early days as a school teacher to the moment of his death. The selections demonstrate a wide range of attitudes towards the poet. Myerson's introduction places these accounts within the context of the time.

Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 9780877457282
Number of pages: 366
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"For the first time in our time important and attractive primary sources for the study of Whitman's life are made easily available to student, specialist, and general reader alike. At a juncture when the volume, not to mention the ingenuity, of critical commentary on Whitman is threatening to get out of hand, it is refreshing to be given a book that is plainly serviceable and indubitably worth the paper on which it's printed. " -"Walt Whitman Quarterly Review"


"Fresh, vivid impressions ...are often encountered in the reminiscences and commentaries in "Whitman in His Own Time, " for Myerson has discerningly resurrected 35 accounts authored by those who knew the poet firsthand, by contemporaries both obscure and famous...an important acquisition. " -"Choice"


"Fresh, vivid impressions ...are often encountered in the reminiscences and commentaries in "Whitman in His Own Time, " for Myerson has discerningly resurrected 35 accounts authored by those who knew the poet firsthand, by contemporaries both obscure and famous...an important acquisition. " --"Choice"


"For the first time in our time important and attractive primary sources for the study of Whitman's life are made easily available to student, specialist, and general reader alike. At a juncture when the volume, not to mention the ingenuity, of critical commentary on Whitman is threatening to get out of hand, it is refreshing to be given a book that is plainly serviceable and indubitably worth the paper on which it's printed. " --"Walt Whitman Quarterly Review"


For the first time in our time important and attractive primary sources for the study of Whitman's life are made easily available to student, specialist, and general reader alike. At a juncture when the volume, not to mention the ingenuity, of critical commentary on Whitman is threatening to get out of hand, it is refreshing to be given a book that is plainly serviceable and indubitably worth the paper on which it's printed. "Walt Whitman Quarterly Review""


Fresh, vivid impressions are often encountered in the reminiscences and commentaries in "Whitman in His Own Time, " for Myerson has discerningly resurrected 35 accounts authored by those who knew the poet firsthand, by contemporaries both obscure and famous an important acquisition. "Choice""


For the first time in our time important and attractive primary sources for the study of Whitman's life are made easily available to student, specialist, and general reader alike. At a juncture when the volume, not to mention the ingenuity, of critical commentary on Whitman is threatening to get out of hand, it is refreshing to be given a book that is plainly serviceable and indubitably worth the paper on which it's printed. Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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Fresh, vivid impressions are often encountered in the reminiscences and commentaries in Whitman in His Own Time, for Myerson has discerningly resurrected 35 accounts authored by those who knew the poet firsthand, by contemporaries both obscure and famous an important acquisition. Choice

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-For the first time in our time important and attractive primary sources for the study of Whitman's life are made easily available to student, specialist, and general reader alike. At a juncture when the volume, not to mention the ingenuity, of critical commentary on Whitman is threatening to get out of hand, it is refreshing to be given a book that is plainly serviceable and indubitably worth the paper on which it's printed. - --Walt Whitman Quarterly Review


-Fresh, vivid impressions ...are often encountered in the reminiscences and commentaries in Whitman in His Own Time, for Myerson has discerningly resurrected 35 accounts authored by those who knew the poet firsthand, by contemporaries both obscure and famous...an important acquisition. - --Choice


"For the first time in our time important and attractive primary sources for the study of Whitman's life are made easily available to student, specialist, and general reader alike. At a juncture when the volume, not to mention the ingenuity, of critical commentary on Whitman is threatening to get out of hand, it is refreshing to be given a book that is plainly serviceable and indubitably worth the paper on which it's printed. " --Walt Whitman Quarterly Review


"Fresh, vivid impressions ...are often encountered in the reminiscences and commentaries in Whitman in His Own Time, for Myerson has discerningly resurrected 35 accounts authored by those who knew the poet firsthand, by contemporaries both obscure and famous...an important acquisition. " --Choice

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