American Poetry in the Age of Whitman and Dickinson

Essays and “Essays”

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Some quick links to longer texts I’ve posted here (2,500 words or more):

History, Misrecognition, Allegory

William Cullen Bryant, Poems (1821)

The Romany Girl

Inquisitor of Sprats and Compost! (with a postscript on The American Flag: 2009, 1819)

Songs of the Diaspora: Part One, Part Two, Part Three (to come)

“She Treated Me as If She Were Insane”

Emerson’s Blight

Variation on a Historical Theme (a commentary on Aunt Harriet Becha Stowe)

Fire Island, N.Y. (Poems of Places 12)

American Hybrids


Written by Ben Friedlander

July 19, 2009 at 12:46 pm

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