'Lindsey Wilson Conversations' Episode 5: Walt Whitman and Jeans
Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2009 [4:19 PM]
The use of Walt Whitman's Pioneers! O Pioneers! in a
current advertising campaign by Levi's jeans is a reminder of the
enduring appeal -- and use -- of one of America's greatest
In the latest episode of Conversations
, LWC Professor of English Mark Dunphy
Whitman, his poetry and why he remains one of the most important
poets in the history of the republic.
A weekly Internet show, Lindsey Wilson Conversations
features a member of the LWC community discussing a topic of
interest to him or her while enjoying a beverage of his or her
More on Whitman ...
to see the Levi's commercials and also download an
MP3 file of Whitman reading his poem America.