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    Sam P.’s Final Project (In Search of Wendell Slickman)

    Posted on: Thursday, April 8th, 2010 in: Uncategorized

    Here is my long-undelivered final project, a hybrid of Walt Whitman and Elvis Presley. Please watch–it finally exists!

    Where the Other Sam Found Walt Whitman

    Posted on: Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

    The “Bloody Angle” is the name given to a piece of ground at the Spotsylvania Courthouse Battlefield¬†on which, in May 1864, some of the war’s most traumatizing hand-to-hand and muzzle-to-muzzle fighting took place.¬† Whitman would certainly have encountered a number of the men damaged at this site.

    Sam P. for Nov. 17

    Posted on: Sunday, November 15th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

    Bob Dylan and the expansiveness of Whitmanian influence

    Sam P. for Nov. 10

    Posted on: Sunday, November 8th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

    On Longaker’s one-dimensional treatment of Whitman’s death–why wouldn’t he want to “beat those doctors?”

    Sam P. for Nov. 3

    Posted on: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 in: Uncategorized

    “I celebrate myself,” …and? The opening of “Song of Myself” as iconic text

    Sam P. for Oct. 27

    Posted on: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

    Song of the Bleeding Throat: Death in “When Lilacs Last in Dooryard Bloom’d”

    Sam P. for Material Culture Museum: Hardtack and Other Indelicacies

    Posted on: Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

    Army rations of the Civil War, and the problems stemming from them.

    Sam P. for Oct. 20

    Posted on: Saturday, October 17th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

    Whitman’s “Race of Victors”

    Sam P. for Oct. 6

    Posted on: Sunday, October 4th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

    Drum-Taps: Whitman carves out an amputated America.

    Sam P. for Sept. 29

    Posted on: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

    Whitman and/vs. battlefield preservation.

    Also, WWWDOTCOM: “What Woud Whitman Do to a COMputer?”