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Author Hutchinson, George
Source Paperity
Content type Text
Publisher University of Iowa
File Format PDF ♦ HTM / HTML
Copyright Year ©2003
Abstract Examines "the implications of Whitman's experience of the Civil War as a familial tragedy, remembering Whitman as a member of a white, New York working-class family that was experiencing continuous trauma throughout the war years," leading to Whitman's "striking transformation of the poetry of war into a poetry of primary relationships, attachment and loss," but also leaving "the relation of African Americans to the Civil War almost entirely unspoken, unrepresentable," because blacks did "not belong to the national 'family
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2003-01-01
Journal Walt Whitman Quarterly Review
Volume Number 20
Issue Number 3