New Book Revisits Three American Poets
07/31/10 8:35AM By Peter Biello
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Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson and Herman Melville: Three writers whose work couldn’t be more different. But a new book by Dartmouth Professor Emeritus William Spengemann spells out the things they have in common—specifically, their attempts through poetry to understand a rapidly changing world. The book is called, simply, Three American Poets, and Professor Spengemann spoke with VPR's Peter Biello about it.