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No April 13, 2017: History is full of people who just didn’t.  They said no thank you, turned away, ran away to the desert, stood on the streets in rags, lived in barrels, burned down their own houses, walked [...] by

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