Author: Robert D Sturr
Examines Ha Jin's use of Whitman in his 1999 novel Waiting, analyzing the effects of evoking Whitman in a novel set during the Cultural Revolution and finding the character of Whitman "an elusive figure who is not so easily contained in single-minded political interpretations."
How to Cite: Sturr, R. D. (2002) “The Presence of Walt Whitman in Ha Jin's Waiting”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. 20(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1692