Chapter 22. Language

  1. Donald D. Kummings
  1. Tyler Hoffman

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996812.ch23

A Companion to Walt Whitman

A Companion to Walt Whitman

How to Cite

Hoffman, T. (2006) Language, in A Companion to Walt Whitman (ed D. D. Kummings), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996812.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120937

Online ISBN: 9780470996812

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Keywords:

  • modernity;
  • language experiment;
  • linguistic innovation;
  • ideological principles;
  • linguistic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Whitman's Language Studies: The Foreground of Leaves

  • Language and Nation

  • Slang Speech

  • Neologisms and Borrowings

  • Language and Performance