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Personality

David Haven Blake

in Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110173
eISBN:
9780300134810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110173.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Walt Whitman's concept of personality. It suggests that antebellum celebrity may seem to be the logical outgrowth of Ralph Waldo Emerson's representative men and explains that ... More


The Canon

Patrick Hayes

in Philip Roth: Fiction and Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199689125
eISBN:
9780191795305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689125.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Roth’s engagement with the culture wars of the 1980s and 90s has been much discussed, but there has so far been little agreement on how to define his intervention within the debate on the literary ... More


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