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Author Dougherty, James, 1937-

Title Walt Whitman and the citizen's eye / James Dougherty.

Published Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [1993]


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Physical description xxi, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-316) and index.
Contents 1. I, Not-Me, You, We -- Pt. I. The World in the Self, the Self in the World. 2. The Expanse of Consciousness. 3. Satan, Wound-Dresser, Witness. 4. Pictorialism -- Pt. II. The Citizen of Manhattan. 5. Panoramas. 6. The Mystery of the Eyesight -- Pt. III. Surface and Depth. 7. Artful Juxtapositions: Jacob Riis and John Sloan. 8. Fierce Momentary Tension: T. S. Eliot and William Carlos Williams. 9. Surface and Depth: Alfred Stieglitz, Charles Sheeler, Berenice Abbott. 10. Angels' Mouths and Existential Space.
Subject Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Political and social views.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Knowledge -- New York (State) -- New York.
Literature and society -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
City and town life in literature.
Cities and towns in literature.
Art and literature.
New York (N.Y.) -- In literature.
ISBN 0807117722 (cloth : alk. paper)