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Dickens’ children, Whitman’s brothers

From David Markson’s This is not a Novel:

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Walt Whitman: a middle schooler at heart

Today is Walt Whitman’s birthday, so how appropriate that today was our “stalking day.” Each year, after exploring Whitman’s Song of Myself, I have my students go out into the school and the community, and play the flaneur, observing and … Continue reading

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I stop somewhere waiting for you.

I love Walt Whitman. Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.) He is indeed large, immense in his embrace of the world, others—his inclusion of all voices and people inside the … Continue reading

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