Articles tagged walt whitman

Iggy Pop / Tarwater / Alva Noto - Leaves of Grass

Have you ever wondered what it would sound like if Iggy Pop were to recite the poems of Walt Whitman atop an ambient/post-rock backing? Well, here’s an album just for you.

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In an Underground Bar With America’s First Bohemians

Rebel Souls tells how Walt Whitman and a cast of colorful characters helped define American culture from a dark, 19th century basement bar in Manhattan.

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Endless Nights and Savage Angels: Henry James and Walt Whitman’s New York Cityscapes

New York is a symbol that claws its way into the core of stories. It's never just a set piece, never just a grid of architecture. It's a city of multitudes, madness, and muddied values.

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‘The American Stage’ Is Best Enjoyed As Theatre As Literature

A collection of 200-plus years of writing about the American theatre betrays a clear preference for the past over the present.

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American Experience: Walt Whitman

Like its subject, Mark Zwonitzer's Walt Whitman is grand and particular.

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Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate by Walt Whitman [ed. Christopher Castiglia and Glenn Hendler]

Duke University Press has reissued the Long Island-born bard's early temperance novel in a handsome paperback edition.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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