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New world poetics [electronic resource] : nature and the adamic imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott / George B. Handley.

Handley, George B., 1964- (Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 > Criticism and interpretation.
Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973 > Criticism and interpretation.
Walcott, Derek > Criticism and interpretation.
American poetry > 19th century > History and criticism.
Chilean poetry > 20th century > History and criticism.
English poetry > 20th century > History and criticism.
Ecocriticism.
Philosophy of nature in literature.
Ecology in literature.
Nature in literature.

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  • Physical Description: xi, 441 p.
  • Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2007.

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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.
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