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Breaking Bounds: Whitman and American Cultural Studies by Betsy Erkkila,Jay Grossman

By Betsy Erkkila,Jay Grossman

Breaking Bounds invigorates the research of Whitman and American tradition via offering essays that reveal Whitman's centrality to the widest variety of social, political, literary, sexual, and cultural discourses of his time and ours. Bringing jointly a wonderful crew of cultural critics operating within the fields of literature, American experiences, Latin American reviews, eu reports, paintings heritage, and gay/lesbian/queer reports, the amount again and again opens new vistas within the methods we see Whitman and offers a version for the most recent and brightest highbrow efforts linked to "cultural studies." valuable to the amount is a collection of provocative essays in queer reviews that holiday the limits of decorum that experience too lengthy separated Whitman's sexuality from his politics, and his poetry from either. The Whitman that emerges from those gathered essays is renewed for a brand new new release of literary students operating to outline the areas and the features of his poetic phrases on this planet. Taken as a complete, the quantity issues to the interdisciplinary way forward for American literary and cultural reports. Breaking Bounds is key analyzing for somebody attracted to Whitman either in and out the academy.

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