New world poetics [electronic resource] : nature and the adamic imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott / George B. Handley.
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- Physical Description: xi, 441 p.
- Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2007.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-427) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Ecology, the New World, and the "American" Adam -- A New World poetics -- reading Whitman in the New World -- Nature's last chemistry in Leaves of grass -- Natural history as autobiography -- Hemispheric history as natural history -- The muse of (natural) history -- Impressionism in the New World -- Death, regeneration, and the prospect of extinction.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.