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Tag: Walt Whitman
October 22, 2013 | 5:19 pm
December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pmWalt Whitman
The Substance of Feeling
The poet writes the history of his own body.
-- Henry David Thoreau
For Walt Whitman, the Civil War was about the body. The crime of the Confederacy, Whitman believed, was treating blacks as nothing but flesh, selling them and buying them like...