Green Leaves: An Ecocritical Reading of Whitman’s Camden Poetry

The following link is to my final project prospectus.  I plan to analyze a selection of the poems Whitman wrote during his years in Camden through the lens of ecocriticism.  It seems as though Whitman, like many of his contemporaries, eagerly anticipated the booming industry of late nineteenth-century America, but also recognized the potential environmental destruction that came as a result.

Click here for my plan for tackling this Green Reading!



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