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Whitman as editor of the Brooklyn daily eagle

Thomas L. Brasher

Whitman as editor of the Brooklyn daily eagle

by Thomas L. Brasher

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.),
  • 19th century,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892,
    • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography,
    • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Thomas L. Brasher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3231 .B66 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination264 p.
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5696011M
      ISBN 100814314082
      LC Control Number70091872

        Whitman believed that art could be a force for good—that art, theater, and literature could impart moral values to its audience. He saw the same potential in newspapers: they could shape people’s ideas and educate them about the world. On June 1, , the newspaper rebranded as the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Kings County Democrat. In , Whitman left the Brooklyn Daily Eagle to become editor of the New Orleans Crescent for three months. After witnessing the auctions of enslaved individuals in New Orleans, he returned to Brooklyn in the fall of and co-founded a “free soil” newspaper, the Brooklyn Freeman, .

      Walt Whitman, nurse: "Life Among Fifty Thousand Sick Soldiers" Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Walt Whitman, poet, essayist and former editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, never served as a soldier in the Civil r, after visiting and caring for his brother George in Virginia, he .   In , Henry Cruse Murphy became Mayor of Brooklyn. The paper continued to grow, covering not just local news, but extending its range to international and national news as well. That was rare for most morning dailies. The editor of the Eagle between and was poet Walt Whitman. Whitman was a printer by trade, in addition to being a.

      Book, Print in English Whitman as editor of the Brooklyn daily eagle [by] Thomas L. Brasher. Detroit, Wayne State University Press, pages 24 cm. Explore more options for this title. Copies in Library - not available while library buildings are closed. Libraries Service Center PQ. Brooklyn Museum The gathering of the forces; editorials, essays, literary and dramatic reviews and other material written by Walt Whitman as editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in and Edited by Cleveland Rodgers and John Black, with a foreword and a sketch of Whitman.


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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Whitman as Editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle by Brasher, Thomas L - AbeBooks. The Poet as a Young Man: Walt Whitman at the Brooklyn Eagle. by Tana Wojczuk. Intwenty-six-year-old Walter Whitman got a plum job as the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

At that point, Whitman could already boast a long journalism career. Apprenticed to a typesetter at fourteen, he spent his adolescence and early adulthood writing political opinion pieces, reviewing theatrical and.

Whitman as editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, Traces back to the Daily Eagle editorials the germination of Walt Whitman's conceptions of society, personal freedom, and the polarity of good and evil that will appear full-blown in his later poetry.

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Wayne State University Press, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 0 Reviews. From March until JanuaryWhitman served as the editor of the widely read Brooklyn Daily Eagle, a newspaper in Kings County, New York.

Founded in by Isaac Van Anden and Henry Cruse Murphy, the Eagle was a political forum for the Democratic Party.

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Brasher, Thomas L. Whitman as Editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Detroit: Wayne State UP, He founded a weekly newspaper, Long-Islander, and later edited a number of Brooklyn and New York papers.

InWhitman left the Brooklyn Daily Eagle to become editor of the New Orleans Crescent. It was in New Orleans that he experienced firsthand the viciousness of slavery in.

Walt Whitman and the newspapers he worked for — most notably, the original Brooklyn Daily Eagle — were staunch Democrats. In those days, that. ( - ) Walt Whitman became the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in but was fired two years later for his support of the antislavery Free Soil Party.

Unable to find a publisher for the first edition of Leaves of Grass inhe sold a house to pay for its printing; the book appeared without his name and fell on mostly stony ground. Similar Items. Walt Whitman as man, poet, and legend.

With a check list of Whitman publications,by: Allen, Gay Wilson, Published: () Whitman. The Brooklyn Eagle, originally The Brooklyn Eagle, and Kings County Democrat, was a daily newspaper published in the city and later borough of Brooklyn, in New York City, for years from to At one point, it was the afternoon paper with the largest daily circulation in the United States.

Walt Whitman, the 19th-century poet, was its editor for two years. Walt Whitman served as editor of The Brooklyn Daily Eagle for two years, beginning in March " Brooklyn Newsstand is a newspaper digitization initiative between Brooklyn Public Library's local history division -- the Brooklyn Collection -- and This partnership gives the public free access to the full run of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper, which was published.

The former editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle() is best remembered for his poetry collection “Leaves of Grass” (), which he continued to rewrite until shortly before his. Later on inWhitman moved back to New York to become the editor of the “Brooklyn Daily Eagle” for two years.

Inhe went to New Orleans for some months to be the editor of the “Crescent”. There, he could see first hand the horrors of slavery before returning to Brooklyn. In Whitman moved to New York. and worked for several newspapers including the editorship of New York Auroraand the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

A member of the Free-Soil Party, Whitman was a strong opponent of slaveryand in his radical political views resulted in him being sacked as editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Walt Whitman’s first writing career started in a daily newspaper in New York. There, he wrote news and edited written works at the age of InWhitman joined to Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper as an editor. Daily Eagle was considered one of the important newspapers of the time.

Between terms he read and wrote. By the age of 19, he was both a teacher and a newspaper writer and editor. In he became editor of a newspaper called the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. He spent his evenings in New York City, where he went to art shows, museums, the theater, and the opera.

In the mids, Whitman became the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, but his political views, which were aligned with the upstart Free Soil Party, eventually got him fired.

He then took a job working at a newspaper in New Orleans. The Gathering of the Forces: Editorials, Essays, Literary and Dramatic Reviews and Other Material Written as Editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in and by. Walt Whitman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Walt Whitman Page. Find all the books, read about Price: $  He founded a weekly newspaper, Long-Islander, and later edited a number of Brooklyn and New York papers.

InWhitman left the Brooklyn Daily Eagle to become editor of the New Orleans Crescent. It was in New Orleans that he experienced firsthand the viciousness of slavery in the slave markets of that city.His father's drunken conspiracy theories lead Whitman to view things more optimistically.

After becoming a teacher for five years at the age of 17, Whitman started up his own newspaper The Long-Islander but then returned to New York to be an editor at The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. However, his views on silly things like women's property rights.