'Clotel': The Life Cycle of a Great American Novel

October 15, 2014   // 0 Comments

    Ezra Greenspan               -Huff Post Black Voices Great books have their lives as surely as do their authors. Sometimes they correspond; sometimes not. Which one has the stranger life is often unpredictable. Take Walt Whitman and his "unkillable work," Leaves of Grass. It had multiple nineteenth-century lives, as Whitman brought out edition after edition in attempting ...

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