By Edward Whitley
These 3 poets not just offer a counterpoint to the Whitmanian character of the outsider bard, yet in addition they reframe the factors wherein generations of students have characterised Whitman as America's poet. This attempt to resituate Whitman's position in American literary heritage presents an cutting edge viewpoint at the such a lot ordinary poet of the USA and the tradition from which he emerged.
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American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet by Edward Whitley