Reading List

Recommended by the author….

  • Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (especially the Calamus poems and the introduction to the1855 edition).
  • Walt Whitman, Specimen Days.
  • William Carlos Williams, Spring and All.
  • Percy Byssche Shelley, “A Defence of Poetry.”
  • Aime Cesaire, “Poetry and Knowledge.”
  • Emily Dickinson, Poems.
  • Eduardo Galleano, Century of the Wind.
  • Carl Dreyer, The Passion of Joan of Arc.
  • W. E. B. Dubois, Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil.