-- Presents the most important 20th-century criticism on major works from The Odyssey through modern literature -- The critical essays reflect a variety of schools of criticism -- Contains critical biographies, notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index Whitman's celebration of human complexity influenced generations of poets.

Walt Whitman's Song of Myself 2003, Chelsea House Publications, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780791070475