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    • The Modern Scholar

    • Walt Whitman and the Birth of Modern American Poetry
    • By: Karen Karbiener
    • Narrated by: Karen Karbiener
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
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    In this course we'll explore how Walt Whitman broke with the tyranny of European literary forms to establish a broad, new voice for American poetry. By throwing aside the stolid conventions and clichéd meters of old Europe, Walt Whitman produced a vital, compelling form of verse, one expressive of the nature of his new world and its undiscovered countries, both physical and spiritual, intimate and gloriously public.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent class

    • By Jean on 01-25-14

    Regular price: $49.95