By Edward Whitley
These 3 poets not just offer a counterpoint to the Whitmanian character of the outsider bard, yet in addition they reframe the factors through which generations of students have characterised Whitman as America's poet. This attempt to resituate Whitman's position in American literary background offers an leading edge point of view at the such a lot regular poet of the us and the tradition from which he emerged.
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