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Sexuality and the Language of Transcendence

Author: Harold Aspiz

  • Sexuality and the Language of Transcendence

    Essays

    Sexuality and the Language of Transcendence

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Abstract

Explores various sexual metaphors and allusions in Whitman's poetry (especially "Song of Myself") and argues that "the mightiest sexual drives lead the persona to an intimation of the transcendent state."

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Aspiz, H., (1987) “Sexuality and the Language of Transcendence”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 5(2), p.1-7. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1165

Rights: Copyright © 1987 Harold Aspiz

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01 Oct 1987
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