TITLE

Walt Whitman: "Garrulous to the Very Last"

AUTHOR(S)
Howe, Irving
PUB. DATE
March 1955
SOURCE
New Republic;3/28/55, Vol. 132 Issue 13, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on two books, "The Solitary Singer," by Gay Wilson Allen and "Leaves of Grass One Hundred Years After," edited by Milton Hindus. Hindus' collection of essays presents, whether by intention or not, a vivid picture of the schisms, disagreements and cross-currents in recent criticism of poet Walt Whitman. Gay Wilson Allen's book is one of those over-stuffed biographies that have recently become fashionable. The book is dull though to qualify as a definitive work. Allen manages to avoid a point of view on almost every controversial aspect of Whitman's life or writings.
ACCESSION #
14444598

 

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