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‘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

University of Houston Graduate Student Discovers Whitman’s ‘Manly Health’ May 2, 2016: Recently, while surfing “digital databases of 19th century magazines,” University of Houston graduate student in English Zachary Turpin, uncovered Walt Whitman’s lost series of [...] by

Seeing Whitman Through the Lens of Business March 22, 2016: In an article at Business Investor Daily Daniel Allott discusses Walt Whitman’s professional choices and progress as an example of best business and investment practices. Walt Whitman is often [...] by

Found: Rare Walt Whitman Letter Written on Behalf of Civil War Soldier March 11, 2016: The Washington Post reports that a rare Walt Whitman letter, one of only three known to exist, has been discovered at the National Archives. “ ‘My dear wife,’ it began, ‘you must [...] by