From Noon to Starry Night by Philip Callow
A Life of Walt Whitman

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Callow's evocative new life of Walt Whitman captures the elusive truth of the great poet of democracy. His prose is clear and easy and elegant, his observation sharp but kind and never superficial. —V. S. Naipaul.

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Philip Callow is the distinguished and highly praised writer of fourteen novels, as well as books of poetry.
Published July 1, 1992 by Ivan R. Dee. 411 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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between his Quaker background and his celebration of sexuality, which Callow dismisses as a ``weird sexual fluidity.'' But, ironically, the major contradiction belongs to Callow himself: Although he sees Whitman as America's ``first genuine voice,'' he explains the poetry by quoting English write...

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