Walt Whitman and the Citizen's Eye

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Whitman the Citizen Poet An Evolving BibliographyThese and all else were to me the same as they are to you, I loved well those cities, loved well the stately and rapid river, The men and women I saw were all near to me, Others the same—others who look back on me because I look’d forward to them… “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” Leaves of Grass (1891-92)

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Baseline BibliographyWalt Whitman and the Citizen’s Eye James Dougherty (1993) Art and Photography Artists and Photographers (Jacob Riis, John Sloan, Alfred Steiglitz, Charles Sheeler, Berenice Abbott) Poets (T.S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams) Historical Research Standard Biography Queer Studies Feminism

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Parks & LandscapeJoseph C. Murphy’s “Distant Effects: Whitman, Olmsted, and the American Landscape” (2005) Jill Wacker’s “Sacred Panorama: Walt Whitman and New York City Parks” (1994)

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Not so RomanticMaria Farland’s “Decomposing City: Walt Whitman’s New York and the Science of Life and Death” (2007) J.M. Tyree’s “Thoreau, Whitman, and the Matter of New York” (2006)

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Whitman as “Flâneur”Bonnie Carr’s “Whitman’s Legacy of Love and the Challenge of Public Space” (2005) William Pannapacker’s “The City” (2006)

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“Crossing Brooklyn Ferry”Alan Trachtenberg’s “Whitman’s Lesson of the City” (1996) James Dougherty’s “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” (2006)

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The City PapersJoann P. Krieg’s “Walt Whitman and the City” (2009) Simon Parker’s “Unrhymed Poetry: New York City, The Popular Newspaper Page, and the Forms of Whitman’s Poetry” (1999)

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Major New York EventsM. Wynn Thomas’s “Representatives and Revolutionists: The New Urban Politics Revisited” (2002) Ed Cutler’s “Passage to Modernity: Leaves of Grass and the 1853 Crystal Palace Exhibition in New York” (1998) Edward Whitley’s “Whitman’s Occasional Nationalism: ‘A Broadway Pageant’ and the Space of Public Poetry” (2009)

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New York: Then and Now Peter Baldwin’s “The City that Never Slept” (2007) Andrew Lawson’s Walt Whitman and the Class Struggle (2006)

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Where do we go from here?Merge New Historicism with some of America’s main concerns today: Environmental Issues Economic Concerns Animal Cruelty

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Works CitedBaldwin, Peter. “The City that Never Slept.” Humanities. Nov./Dec. 2007: 4-5. Print. Carr, Bonnie. “Whitman’s Legacy of Love and the Challenge of Public Space.” Mickle Street Review: An Electronic Journal of Whitman and American Studies. 17/18 (2005). Web. 21 Oct. 2009. Cutler, Ed. “Passage to Modernity: Leaves of Grass and the 1853 Crystal Palace Exhibition in New York.” Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. 16.2 (1998): 65-89. Dougherty, James. “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.” A Companion to Walt Whitman. Ed. Donald D. Kummings. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. 484-495. Print. ---. Walt Whitman and the Citizen’s Eye. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1993. Print. Farland, Maria. “Decomposing City: Walt Whitman’s New York and the Science of Life and Death.” ELH. 74.4 (2007): 799-827. Project Muse. Web. 14 Oct. 2009. Krieg, Joann P. “Walt Whitman and the City.” Mickle Street Review: An Electronic Journal of Whitman and American Studies. 17/18 (2005). Web. 21 Oct. 2009. Lawson, Andrew. Walt Whitman and the Class Struggle. Iowa City: U of Iowa Press, 2006. Print. Murphy, Joseph C. “Distant Effects: Whitman, Olmsted, and the American Landscape.” Mickle Street Review: An Electronic Journal of Whitman and American Studies. 17/18 (2005). Web. 21 Oct. 2009. Pannapacker, William. “The City.” A Companion to Walt Whitman. Ed. Donald D. Kummings. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. 42-59. Print. Parker, Simon. “Unrhymed Poetry: New York City, The Popular Newspaper Page, and the Forms of Whitman’s Poetry.” Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. 16.3-4 (1999): 161-171. Print. Thomas, M. Wynn. “Representatives and Revolutionists: The New Urban Politics Revisited.” Whitman East & West: New Contexts for Reading Walt Whitman. Ed. Ed Folsom. Iowa City: U of Iowa Press, 2002. 145-158. Print. Trachtenberg, Alan. “Whitman’s Lesson of the City.” Breaking Bounds: Whitman and American Cultural Studies. Ed. Betsy Erkkila and Jay Grossman. New York: Oxford UP, 1996. 163-173. Print. Tyree, J.M. “Thoreau, Whitman, and the Matter of New York.” New England Review: Middlebury Series. 27.1 (2006): 61-75. MLA International Bibliography. Web. 21 Oct. 2009. Wacker, Jill. “Sacred Panorama: Walt Whitman and New York City Parks.” Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. 12.2 (1994): 86-103. Print. Whitley, Edward. “Whitman’s Occasional Nationalism: ‘A Broadway Pageant’ and the Space of Public Poetry.” Nineteenth-Century Literature. 60.4 (2006): 451-81. Literature Online. Web. 14 Oct. 2009.

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