By Kirsten Harris
This is the 1st sustained exam of Walt Whitman’s impression on British socialism. Harris combines a contextual ancient research of Whitman’s reception with centred shut readings of numerous poems, books, articles, letters and speeches. She calls realization to Whitman’s personal call for for the reader to ‘himself or herself build certainly the poem, argument, historical past, metaphysical essay’, linking Whitman’s common reviews approximately energetic studying to express situations of his fin de siècle British socialist readership. those contain the editorial goals at the back of the Whitman decisions released via William Michael Rossetti, Ernest Rhys, and W. T. Stead and the ways in which Whitman was once interpreted and appropriated in a variety of grassroots texts produced by means of contributors or teams who replied to Whitman and his poetry publicly in socialist circles.
Harris makes complete use of fabric from the C. F. Sixsmith and J. W. Wallace and the Bolton Whitman Fellowship collections at John Rylands, the Edward chippie assortment within the Sheffield files, and the data of Swan Sonnenschein & Co. on the collage of examining. a lot of this archive fabric – little of that's presently on hand in electronic shape – is mentioned the following in complete for the 1st time. for this reason, this learn will attract people with curiosity within the archival background of nineteenth-century literary tradition, in addition to the connections to be made among literary and political tradition of this period extra often.
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Walt Whitman and British Socialism: ‘The Love of Comrades’ (Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature) by Kirsten Harris