Cover: The Lunar Light of Whitman’s Poetry in HARDCOVER

The Lunar Light of Whitman’s Poetry

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$69.50 • £55.95 • €62.50

ISBN 9780674539525

Publication Date: 02/12/1987


313 pages

8 halftones


Wynn Thomas brilliantly brings together the Whitman of the poems and the Whitman of the prose. He shows Whitman’s reflected light of poetry commenting on the solar glare of capitalist peace and Civil War. Our reading of Leaves of Grass will never be the same after we pass through the crucible of Thomas’s impassioned book.—Helen Vendler

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