About the Course
Walter Whitman was born on 31 May 1819 in West Hills near Huntington, Long Island. From humble beginnings (he worked as a schoolteacher, carpenter, and... See more
Instructor: Christoph Irmscher is Provost Professor of English and directs the Wells Scholars Program at IU. He is the author of many books, including, most recently, Max Eastman: A Life (Yale University Press) and writes regularly for national publications such as The Wall Street Journal. He particularly enjoys teaching classes involving the Lilly Library. In his spare time, he collects rare books.
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