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ISBN:
0890960399
Author:
Jerome Loving
Category:
Essays & Correspondence
Language:
English
Publisher:
Texas A & M Univ Pr; 1st edition (June 1, 1978)
Pages:
252 pages
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In 1865 Walt Whitman was dismissed from his clerkship in the Department of the Interior because Secretary James Harlan judged Leaves of Grass indecent. Walt Whitman's Champion:. has been added to your Cart.

In 1865 Walt Whitman was dismissed from his clerkship in the Department of the Interior because Secretary James Harlan judged Leaves of Grass indecent.

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Two years later their paths crossed again when Whitman traveled to Washington, . O'Connor welcomed Whitman into his home and quickly became Whitman's friend and an ardent defender of Whitman's poetry.

In 1865 Walt Whitman was dismissed from his clerkship in the Department of the Interior because Secretary James Harlan judged Leaves of Grass indecent, unfit to be read aloud "by the evening lamp.

Walt Whitman (/ˈhwɪtmən/; May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse. His work was controversial in its time, particularly his poetry collection Leaves of Grass, which was described as obscene for its overt sensuality.

Jerome Loving makes use of recently unearthed archival evidence and . Jerome Loving is the author of Lost in the Customhouse: Authorship in the American Renaissance (1993), Emily Dickinson: The Poet o. .

Jerome Loving makes use of recently unearthed archival evidence and newspaper writings to present the most accurate, complete, and complex portrait of the poet to date. Jerome Loving is the author of Lost in the Customhouse: Authorship in the American Renaissance (1993), Emily Dickinson: The Poet on the Second Story (1986), Emerson, Whitman, and the American Muse (1982), and Walt Whitman's Champion: William Douglas O'Connor (1978).

Manufacturers, suppliers and others provide what you see here, and we have not verified it. See our disclaimer. In 1865 Walt Whitman was dismissed from his clerkship in the Department of the Interior because Secretary James Harlan judged Leaves of Grass indecent, unfit to be read aloud "by the evening lamp.

Walt Whitman’s Champion: William Douglas O’Connor

Walt Whitman’s Champion: William Douglas O’Connor. Texas A&M University Press, 2000. In 1865 Walt Whitman was dismissed from his clerkship in the Department of the Interior because Secretary James Harlan judged Leaves of Grass indecent, unfit to be read aloud by the evening lamp. Most eloquent among Whitman’s defenders was William Douglas O’Connor, whose pamphlet The Good Gray Poet, a panegyric to Whitman and an attack on literary censorship in general and Harlan in particular, was the first of his many heroic if sometimes excessive efforts in Whitman’s behalf

Walt Whitman met William Douglas O'Connor in 1860 at the short-lived firm of Thayer and Eldridge, which that year published . Athens: Ohio UP, 1985. Walt Whitman's Champion: William Douglas O'Connor. College Station: Texas A&M UP, 1978. O'Connor, William Douglas. The Carpenter: A Christmas Story.

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