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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Johanna Winant In this article, the author argues that we should understand Walt Whitman’s catalog as a poetic form that is also a logical form — enumerative induction. Whitman’s catalogs — his characteristic technique of generating long lists — have long been recognized as central to his poetics...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 867–868.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Eyal Segal 2001 New Books at a Glance 867 among them Walt Whitman, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, George Meredith, Marianne Moore, and Robert Penn Warren. The book makes a heterogeneous and uneven collection of essays. How- ever, Hollander’s...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 866–867.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of twelve essays on the work of individual poets, New Books at a Glance 867 among them Walt Whitman, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, George Meredith, Marianne Moore, and Robert Penn Warren. The book makes a heterogeneous and uneven collection of essays. How- ever...
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Poetics Today (2022) 43 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2022
... on a critical monograph about the history and culture of transience in the American lyric, from Walt Whitman to Amiri Baraka. Recent scholarship is forthcoming or has been published in Twentieth-Century Literature , Modernism/modernity , Wallace Stevens Review , and Journal of Modern Literature . He...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Treasure: With the True Anatomie of Mans Bodie (London: G. Robinson). Whitman, Walt 1973 [1881] “Song of Myself,” in Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass, edited by Sculley Bradley and Harold W. Blodgett (New York: W. W. Norton). Woodland, Malcolm 1999 “Wallace Stevens’ ‘Puella Parvula...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (1): 245–251.
Published: 01 March 2001
... flexibility on the higher level of rhythmical organization, is enhanced by the extraordinary freedom in syntax This naturally calls for a discussion of Grinberg’s expressionistic style as well as for a comparison of his two-level rhythm with the long-line free verse poetry of Vladimir Mayakovsky and Walt...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (1): 141–150.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the language of symbolic logic. Johanna Winant argues for the sensitivity of logical language in anotherway: she uses a logical concept, enumerative induction, to illuminate Walt Whitman s habit of generating lists in his poetry. Whitman s lists, Winant argues, quite delib- erately construct an inductive...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 551–554.
Published: 01 September 2005
... concludes that Pope’s treatment of ideas suggests both ‘‘man’s need for the grids of system’’ and ‘‘the instability and insufficiency of all systems’’ (35). The essay on Walt Whitman highlights in turn a peculiar pattern, namely: the ‘‘reprise’’ (a term borrowed from music), as ‘‘repetition...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 554–556.
Published: 01 September 2005
... concludes that Pope’s treatment of ideas suggests both ‘‘man’s need for the grids of system’’ and ‘‘the instability and insufficiency of all systems’’ (35). The essay on Walt Whitman highlights in turn a peculiar pattern, namely: the ‘‘reprise’’ (a term borrowed from music), as ‘‘repetition...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 557–558.
Published: 01 September 2005
... concludes that Pope’s treatment of ideas suggests both ‘‘man’s need for the grids of system’’ and ‘‘the instability and insufficiency of all systems’’ (35). The essay on Walt Whitman highlights in turn a peculiar pattern, namely: the ‘‘reprise’’ (a term borrowed from music), as ‘‘repetition...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 558–561.
Published: 01 September 2005
... concludes that Pope’s treatment of ideas suggests both ‘‘man’s need for the grids of system’’ and ‘‘the instability and insufficiency of all systems’’ (35). The essay on Walt Whitman highlights in turn a peculiar pattern, namely: the ‘‘reprise’’ (a term borrowed from music), as ‘‘repetition...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 561–562.
Published: 01 September 2005
... concludes that Pope’s treatment of ideas suggests both ‘‘man’s need for the grids of system’’ and ‘‘the instability and insufficiency of all systems’’ (35). The essay on Walt Whitman highlights in turn a peculiar pattern, namely: the ‘‘reprise’’ (a term borrowed from music), as ‘‘repetition...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (3): 549–551.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and the ‘‘adverbial paradox affect our understanding of semantic components. Vendler concludes that Pope’s treatment of ideas suggests both ‘‘man’s need for the grids of system’’ and ‘‘the instability and insufficiency of all systems’’ (35). The essay on Walt Whitman highlights in turn a peculiar pattern, namely...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (3): 561–590.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Ward, Geoff 1993 Statues of Liberty: The New York School of Poetry (New York: St. Martin's Press). Whitman, Walt 1980 Leaves of Grass: A Textual Variorum of the Printed Poems. Vol. 1, Poems,1855–1856 , edited by Sculley Bradley, Harold W. Blodgett,Arthur Golden, and William White (New York...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 March 2007
...—intercut between modernist cine- matography of Manhattan and intertitles made up of excerpts from several Walt Whitman poems, including “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” (1856) and “Sparkles from the Wheel” (1871 Sheeler and Strand use individual lines or parts of lines from Whitman, dividing...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 177–231.
Published: 01 June 2013
... ). Westhuizen Betsie van der 2007 “ Humour and the Locus of Control in The Gruffalo (Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler) ,” Literator 28 ( 3 ): 55 – 74 . Whitman Walt 1855 Leaves of Grass , whitmanarchive.org/published/LG/1855/whole.html ( accessed November 21, 2012 ). Williams...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 221–262.
Published: 01 March 2000
... to Robert Bridges, Hopkins protests (too much) that this poem ‘‘ought to sound like the thoughts of a good but lively girl and not at all like—not at all like Walt Whitman’’ (Hopkins Hopkins writes of this poem: ‘‘the thought...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 59–110.
Published: 01 June 2015
... from European literary culture, symbolized by Heine, to Ameri- can literary culture, symbolized by Walt Whitman (Levinson 2008: 121 – 41). At the heart of this chapter’s claims about Heine stands the poem “Likht un shotn” (“Light and Shadow”) by Bovshover (1873 – 1915), a writer associated...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 257–286.
Published: 01 June 2009
... as a distinct genre seems to reflect American society’s national ethos: some authors, like the poet Walt Whitman, thus organized the ideas of the Young America movement (which initiated the first true campaign for literary nationalism in America [ibid.: 8]) into one cogent statement (ibid.: 9...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 33–60.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Where do you get your taste in authors—and your poets! This Dowson, and this Baudelaire, and Swinburne and Oscar Wilde, and Whitman and Poe! Whore- mongers and degenerates! Pah! —James Tyrone...