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Brenda Wineapple

Books by this author: Walt Whitman Speaks (Ed.)
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  • Brenda Wineapple is the author of Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise 1848-1877, a New York Times Notable Book, and White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. For Library of America, she has edited John Greenleaf Whittier: Selected Poems, volume 10 in the American Poets Project. Wineapple has received a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and, most recently, a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholars Award for The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation.
    Praise for Brenda Wineapple 'Walt Whitman Speaks enables us to listen in to his wondrous burblings as seldom before. As consmos-centred as he is self-centred, aswirl with spiritual and carnal longings, sharp with a put-down, exalted in his rambling earthiness, he is a delight to eavesdrop upon.'

    Michael Glover, The Tablet


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