Walt Whitman and the Culture of American CelebrityeBook - 2006
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: Yale University Press, New Haven : c2006
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 251 p.) : ill