Whitman's Poetry of the Body: Sexuality, Politics, and the Text



[Reading] ➶ Whitman's Poetry of the Body: Sexuality, Politics, and the Text Author M. Jimmie Killingsworth – E17streets4all.co.uk This book combines literary and historical analysis in a study of sexuality in Walt Whitman s work Informed by his new historicist understanding of the construction of literary texts, Jimmie Killingsw This book combines of the Epub ß literary and historical analysis in a study of sexuality in Walt Whitman s work Informed by his new historicist understanding of the construction of literary texts, Jimmie Killingsworth examines the progression of Whitman s poetry and prose by considering the textual history of Leaves of Grass and other worksKillingsworth demonstrates that Whitman s poetry of the body derives its radical power from the transformation of conventional attitudes toward sexuality, traditional poetics, and conservative politics The sexual relation, with its Whitman's Poetry PDF/EPUB or promise of unity, love, equality, interpenetration, and productivity for partners, becomes a metaphor for all political and social relationships, including that of poet and reader The effect of the poems is protopolitical, an altering of consciousness about the body s relation to other bodies, a shifting of the categories of knowledge that foretells political actionKillingsworth traces the interplay in Whitman s poetry between sexual and textual themes that derive from Whitman s political response to the historical turbulence of mid century America He Poetry of the ePUB ´ describes a subtle shift in Whitman s prose writings on poetics, which turn from a view of poetry in the early s as morally and politically efficacious to a chastened romanticism in the postwar years that frees the poet from responsibility for the world outside his poemsLater editions of Leaves of Grass are marked by the poet s deliberate repression of erotic themes in favor of a depoliticized aestheticism that views art not as a motivator of political and moral action but as an artifact embodying the soul of the genius.Whitman's Poetry of the Body: Sexuality, Politics, and the Text

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    If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader bodies, a shifting of the categories of knowledge that foretells political actionKillingsworth traces the interplay in Whitman s poetry between sexual and textual themes that derive from Whitman s political response to the historical turbulence of mid century America He Poetry of the ePUB ´ describes a subtle shift in Whitman s prose writings on poetics, which turn from a view of poetry in the early s as morally and politically efficacious to a chastened romanticism in the postwar years that frees the poet from responsibility for the world outside his poemsLater editions of Leaves of Grass are marked by the poet s deliberate repression of erotic themes in favor of a depoliticized aestheticism that views art not as a motivator of political and moral action but as an artifact embodying the soul of the genius."/>
  • Paperback
  • 218 pages
  • Whitman's Poetry of the Body: Sexuality, Politics, and the Text
  • M. Jimmie Killingsworth
  • English
  • 04 August 2019
  • 0807843148

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