Constructing German Walt Whitman (Iowa Whitman Series) by Walter Grunzweig

By Walter Grunzweig

During this first finished examine in English of Walt Whitman's reception within the German-speaking international locations, Walter Gr?nzweig posits a really greatly dependent idea of tradition, embodying a wide selection of components reminiscent of excessive literature, politics, early life hobbies, sexuality, and different subcultures.

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Fischer, 1922. KK Karl Knortz. Walt Whitman: Vortrag gehalten im Deutschen Gesellig-Wissenschaftlichen Verein von New York am 24. März 1886. New York: Bartsch, 1886. KR Walt Whitman. Grashalme: Gedichte, ed. and trans. Karl Knortz and T. W. Rolleston. Zurich: Verlags-Magazin Schabelitz, 1889. LG (with English quotations) Walt Whitman. Leaves of Grass: Comprehensive Reader's Edition, ed. Harold W. Blodgett and Sculley Bradley. New York: New York University Press, 1965. LG (with German quotations) Walt Whitman.

This reception of the reception provides some insight into the ways Whitman attempted (and partly managed) to project a self-created image of his person and his authorship into the world and thereby actively direct his reception abroad. Obviously, the same instincts which were at work domestically (with Whitman's Page 17 anonymous reviews of his works penned by himself) also influenced his international activities. At times, Whitman's friends engaged in these activities; at times, he tried his own hand.

Turn back unto this day and make yourselves afresh. 1 However, the revolutionaries failed miserably, in part because the weak German and Austrian bourgeoisie was not ready to opt unequivocally for democracy; its eventual compromise with the feudalist forces allowed the reactionary regime to continue. A large number of revolutionaries, the so-called Forty-Eighters, joined the ranks of exiles in England, the United States, and elsewhere. Individuals like Freiligrath had to face long periods away from home.

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