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The works of Walt Whitman were defined as masculine, female, postcolonial, homoerotic, city, natural, detailed, and democratic, but arguments in regards to the volume to which Whitman may well or could be thought of a political poet haven't begun to be absolutely faced. a few students overlook Whitman's figuring out of democracy, insisting on isolating his own works from his political works.

A Political significant other to Walt Whitman is the 1st full-length exploration of Whitman's works throughout the lens of political thought. Editor John E. Seery and a suite of trendy theorists and philosophers discover the political expertise of Whitman's poetry and prose, examining his religion within the strength of people, his demand a revolution in literature and political tradition, and his trust within the threat of mixing heroic individualism with democratic justice. A Political significant other to Walt Whitman reaches past literature into political idea, revealing the ideology in the back of Whitman's demand the emergence of yankee poets of democracy.

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