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Disseminating Whitman

Revision and Corporeality in Leaves of Grass

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PAPERBACK

$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674212459

Publication Date: 01/01/1993

Short

249 pages

World

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Whitman and the Politics of Embodiment
  • 1. Rendering the Text and the Body Fluid: The Cases of “The Child’s Champion” and the 1855 Leaves of Grass
  • 2. Fluidity and Specularity in the Whitman Text
  • 3. Dividing the Text and Crossing the Gaze in the Second (1856) Edition of Leaves of Grass
  • 4. The Politics of Nature and the Decomposition of God: “The Great Construction of the New Bible” in the Third (1860) Edition of Leaves of Grass
  • 5. “The Blood of the World”: Gender, Bloodshed, and the Uncanny in the Fourth (1867) Edition of Leaves of Grass
  • Notes
  • Index

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