Harriet

Categories

Follow Harriet on Twitter

About Harriet

Blogroll

Posts Tagged ‘Walt Whitman’

The New Yorker Unpacks Walt Whitman’s ‘Manly Health’ Articles March 23, 2017: This week, the New Yorker’s Page-Turner section is revealing previously unimaginable aspects of Walt Whitman’s complex literary legacy. Shrouded behind numerous pen names, “Mose [...] by

‘Nothing Is Ever Really Lost’: A Walt Whitman Novel Discovered February 21, 2017: The New York Times heralds University of Houston graduate student Zachary Turpin’s latest discovery, found deep within Walt Whitman’s archives. Remarkably, this is the second time that [...] by

Whitman on the Eve of Trump’s Inauguration January 19, 2017: Leslie Lawrence of WBUR (Boston) weighs in on a few choice reading materials in preparation for Trump’s inauguration to the White House. In today’s commentary, “If Trump Won’t [...] by

‘Out of Many, One’: Karen Swallow Prior on Walt Whitman’s View of America December 30, 2016: At The Atlantic, Karen Swallow Prior reads Walt Whitman with a view of America post-election. She writes “Notably, Whitman’s grammar (‘the United States are’) signals his [...] by

New York City AIDS Memorial Features Work by Jenny Holzer, Based on Walt Whitman December 13, 2016: Jenny Holzer’s first permanent installation in New York City is a poetry-based piece, based on Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself.” For this new work, dedicated to “the over [...] by

The Sixth Borough, Culturally: New Jersey December 9, 2016: The UC Press blog series “The ‘Six’ Boroughs,” celebrating Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas, concludes with a look at [...] by

Blaine Greteman on ‘Poetry in the Age of Trump’ November 18, 2016: Just two months until Trump’s presidency is a reality and already it’s shaping conversation in courses about poetry, which—as Blaine Greteman writes, quoting W.H. Auden—”makes [...] by

Whitman Descendant Works With Poets to Take Set of Portraits November 9, 2016: Corinne Segal writes for PBS NewsHour about Whitman’s Descendants, a book of photography from Walt Whitman descendant B.A. Van Sise. “‘Whitman’s Descendants’ is a striking set of [...] by

Real American Places: Edward Weston Collaborates With Leaves of Grass October 21, 2016: Hyperallergic’s Allison Meier previews the Huntington’s exhibition Real American Places: Edward Weston & Leaves of Grass, which opens this Saturday in San Marino, California. [...] by

Whitman’s Next Star Turn: Car Commercials September 1, 2016: In an effort to advertise its newest model, the S90, Volvo has launched an advertising campaign (“discovering the open road”) that features a commercial which pairs Walt Whitman’s [...] by