Examines "the place of the president in Whitman's democratic and poetic theories" and offers a "general outline of Whitman's serious, though shifting, perspectives on the presidency," seeking to identify "Whitman's personalist and paradoxical theory of the place of presidential power in American democracy," including the relationship of the American president to the American poet.
How to Cite:
Faries, N., (2005) “Whitman and the Presidency”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 22(4), p.157-178. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1770
Rights: Copyright © 2005 Nathan Faries