From Whitman to Sandburg in American poetry, a critical study.
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From Whitman to Sandburg in American poetry, a critical study. by Bruce Weirick

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Published by Macmillan in N.Y .
Written in English


  • American poetry -- History and criticism.

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Sandburg is the child of Whitman. Topically and formally, Sandburg mimics the poems of Walt Whitman. In all but the Whitman’s mystic swirlings – and prodigious lengths – Sandburg is his progeny. Sandburg, though, is not his equal. There is a charm and diversity, an empathy and a boldness that Whitman has, but Sandburg lacks/5(23). From Whitman to Sandburg in American Poetry: A Critical Survey By Bruce Weirick Macmillan, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Walt Whitman’s An American Primer, first published in the Atlantic for April, , is a highly interesting contribution to the subject. No theoretical discussion, however, can supply the place of a close study, word by word, of poems in the classroom. A list of poems by Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg was awarded three Pulitzer Prizes in his lifetime—the first in for his poetry collection Corn Huskers, the second in for his biography Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, and the third in for Complete Poems.

  Like Whitman, like Langston Hughes, like the Beat Poets, Sandburg’s poetry surges with the fullness of life. It almost begs to be read aloud. It’s muscular, meaty, magic as the rain or first love. It’s a song in the kitchen with the sun coming up. It’s a whispered good-night to a child. It’s a prayer that you say as you drift off to Reviews: lished book or poems, IN RECKLESS ECSTASYa "To one who has kept a serene soul in a lite ot stress, wrested beauty from the commonplace, and scattered l good stint or measures My Mother." In Sandburg wrote to l Karl Detzer, CARL SANDBURG, A STUDY IN PERSOllALITY AlID BACKGROUND, Whitman and Sandburg both enjoy going through and naming each of the workers separately in order to display the vast number of people who fall into the working class. In the poem above you can see how Whitman talks about how the different workers enjoy their jobs and are happy with the talents that they have in their specialized positions. The popular American poetry of tended to be sentimental and cliché-ridden. imaginative handling of grass differ from Walt Whitman’s in trial to unlock this Carl Sandburg study.