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Mark Rothko - Wikipedia


Mark Rothko born Markus Yakovlevich Rotkovich was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent. Although Rothko himself refused to adhere to any art movement, he is generally identified as an abstr...

Whitman faced financial struggles most of his life because he valued ...


Whitman faced financial struggles most of his life because he valued what? ... The most desirable form of financial aid is because it does not have to be paid ...

About Walt Whitman - English


Walt Whitman, arguably America's most influential and innovative poet, was born into a ... life, in part because of the early influence of Hicks, and in part because his ... Even late in his life, he could still recall the excitement of seeing this first ... of a dismal financial climate, Whitman retreated to rural Long Island, join...

The "need of means additional": Walt Whitman's Civil War Fundraising


While he was more sympathetic with the Christian Commission's ap- proach to .... The Commission's efforts to encourage financial and material support took ...

The Life of W. B. Yeats - The New York Times


Reveries Over Childhood and Youth, by contrast, records the excitement of a return journey ... In fact the England in which Yeats was to spend much of his life plays ... In the 1890s Yeats's friend Arthur Symons would evoke it as an art object in its ... of his life are marked by the settled distaste with which he had viewed most ...

William James - Biography, Chronology, and Photographs


Sep 14, 2008 ... A devoted father, he sought to provide his children with the sort of ... hostile, and " communicate with my living kind, not my talking kind—by life only. ... the child's talents, he threatened to supplant Henry's influence over his son. ... ["After half a year William decided he was not gifted, perhaps...

The Personality, Heredity and Work of Charles Otis Whitman ... - JStor


that remembered by Mrs. H. D. Smith (Mary Whitman) because her sister ... house with a bell tower to the left of the church and more toward the fore- ... financial obligations and partly to trap and hunt.3. Ox- ... and Elliot Cloues from just over the ... shows a great resemblance to his son, Carroll Whitman, at the time he entered.

Embodying the Book: Mourning for the Masses in Walt Whitman's ...


illustrative of his dear young life,” which he had bound and placed in a special ... living. Indeed, “most of these objects were made…so that the memory of the ... Over time Bowditch filled the cabinet with ... Dead” in the face of their material annihilation. ... valued identity as a soldier, the war, Whitman knew, could just as easil...

A Poet Given to Compulsive Self-Revision - British Library


Oct 20, 2006 ... part because his work defies the constraints of the book. ... valuable commentary on the huge challenges facing the archivists ... the logistical and technical problems raised by reunifying material ... Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass ( Brooklyn, 1855), title page. .... American literature over the last 150 years.

National Portrait Gallery | Face to Face blog: Biography


Sep 25, 2015 ... She and her husband eventually took over his father's business, Dooky ... all walks of life ate at Dooky Chase's because of the wonderful creole food. ... Chase remains a leader in the social fabric of New Orleans, even ..... run average) he finished second in the American League most valuable player race.

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Ed Folsom and Kenneth M. Price - The Walt Whitman Archive


Walt Whitman, arguably America's most influential and innovative poet, was born into a .... Even late in his life, he could still recall the excitement of seeing this first ... this was the kind of education Whitman had given himself and the kind he valued. .... Whitman left New York in 1845, perhaps because of financial uncertaint...

Classics Revisited (9) (Rexroth) - Bureau of Public Secrets


Kenneth Rexroth essays on Baudelaire, Whitman & Rimbaud. ... of all values but the cash nexus by the new industrial and financial system — of bankers and ... Yet because of the terms of his wardship, he was continually dispossessed, forced to ... Much of his life and most of his poetry are tortured by a consciousness of sin.

Re-collecting Soldiers: Walt Whitman and the Appreciation of ...


... draw on his notebooks, selecting those soldier specimens he could use most produc- ... laborers, struggling for a competence;”3 and late in his life, speaking to horace .... and elevate or “appreciate” William's value in the face of the violent processes ... ity,” writes Jean Baudrillard, “for while the object is a resistant ma...