Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity

Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity

eBook - 2006
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What is the relationship between poetry and fame? What happens to a reader's experience when a poem invokes its author's popularity? Making use of notebooks, photographs, and archival sources, the author provides a history of the rise of celebrity culture in the United States.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 251 pages) : illustrations


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