Tag: Whitman

Books Are Only Powerful If People Read Them

Books Are Only Powerful If People Read Them

The “Classics” of Today “We cannot have expression till there is something to be expressed” Margaret Fuller writes in her famous essay “American Literature; Its Position in the Present Time, and Prospects for the Future” in 1846 and states that Americans do not have their 

Walt Whitman for Gender Equality?

Walt Whitman for Gender Equality?

“The Female equally with the Male I sing” “One’s Self I Sing” in Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman Right off the bat, the first poem in Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman speaks to equating male and female. Walt Whitman first published Leaves of