The T&W Guide to Walt Whitman
Edited by Ron Padgett 224 pp.
Fifteen poets have created this first and only guide to teaching Walt Whitman from kindergarten to the college level. The book features fresh ways to read Whitman and to write poetry and prose inspired by his model. Also included are 3 pieces on education by Whitman and a discussion of Whitman as teacher. Among the contributors are Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Kenneth Koch, and Langston Hughes. “A lively, fun, illuminating book!”—Ed Folsom, The Walt Whitman Quarterly