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

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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.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0820336718
  • ISBN: 9780820336718
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 441 pages)
  • Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 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. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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