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I Hear America Singing!

Folksongs for American Families

by Kathleen Krull

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Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAllen Garns (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7429808M
ISBN 100375925279
ISBN 109780375925276

The expression “I hear America singing” substitutes “America” for “America people”. The effect of the metaphor is to identify the two as well as the people who are depicted by the poem. This distinction although is subtle is very important because the rest of the poem builds on this metaphor by offering examples of the sorts of.


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I Hear America Singing: An Introduction to Popular Music explores the evolution of popular music within the broader context of American social, political, and cultural history. By forging connections between contemporary popular music and its roots in blues, jazz, and traditional folk music, this book offers a compelling portrait of America's rich musical heritage/5(2).

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Walt Whitman's words feel like an optimistic presence. I Hear America Singing is the depiction of America as an energetic nation that is progressing with mirth. In the poem, Whitman presents "the varied carols" of different occupations - male and masculine rendition of work comes first, followed with the feminine gentleness; gentleness and delicate intricacies of the "carols /5.

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In "I Hear America Singing," Rachel Donaldson traces the vibrant history of the twentieth-century folk music revival from its origins in the s through its end in the late s. She investigates the relationship between the revival and concepts of nationalism, showing how key figures in the revival--including Pete Seeger, Alan Lomax, Moses Cited by: 1.

I Hear America Singing: An Introduction to Popular Music. David Kastin has over twenty-five years experience as an educator and curriculum specialist. He has used his academic background in American studies and journalism to create innovative programs for institutions such as The American Museum of the Moving Image, New York Newsday, and The American Social History bility: Available.

I Hear America Singing. book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Originally published as Gonna Sing My Head Off!, this big, c /5. I Hear America Singing Summary "I Hear America Singing" is basically a joyful list of people working away.

The speaker of the poem announces that he hears "America singing," and then describes the people who make up America—the mechanics, the carpenters, the shoemakers, the. Summary. In “I Hear America Singing,” the speaker describes various "carols" that arise from different figures in the American working class as people go about their work.

He hears the mechanics, the carpenter, the mason, and the boatman singing. The deckhand, shoemaker, hatter, wood-cutter, and ploughboy sing their own songs, as well.

The speaker celebrates each individual song, which. "I Hear America Singing" is a poem by the American poet Walt Whitman, first published in the edition of his book Leaves of Grass. Though the poem was written on the eve of the Civil War, it presents a vision of America as a harmonious community.

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"I Hear America Singing" is actually pretty tightly controlled. Most of the poem takes the form of a list, and the same phrasing ("The + [profession] + singing") dominates the beginning of many of its lines.

Check it out: The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam, The mason singing his as he makes ready for work, or leaves off. 'I Hear America Singing' is a fantastic book and overview of the midth century folk music revival which seemed to also double as a social justice movement, considering its support of civil rights, and speaking out against war and injustice.

This is an important book from a. The expression “I hear America singing” substitutes “America” for “American people,” and the effect is to identify the two—as well as the people the poem depicts—as one in the same. This distinction, while subtle, is important because the rest of the poem builds on this metaphor by offering examples of the sorts of persons the.

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- "I Hear America Singing" In this quotation, Whitman emphasizes the importance of individuality within democracy. Each worker sings his own song, which “belongs to him or her and to none else.". Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America; A Raisin in the Sun; The Remains of the Day; Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Sahara Special; The Scarlet Letter; The Secret Life of Bees; A Streetcar Named Desire; The Sun Also Rises; Things Fall Apart; To Kill A Mockingbird; The Watsons Go to Birmingham — ; The Wave; When I was Puerto.

I HEAR AMERICA SINGING User Review - Kirkus. The great 19th-century poet's paean to workers, illustrated, line by line, in pleasing double spreads (they look like linoleum prints) in rich, slightly muted, beautifully balanced colors.4/5(1). I Hear America Singing: A Nostalgic Tour of Popular Sheet Music by Lynn Wenzel, Carol J.

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Hear America singing. New York, Lion Press [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Attaway. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 26 cm: Responsibility: by William Attaway, illustrated by Carolyn Cather.

Introd. Get this from a library. I hear America singing. [Walt Whitman; Robert Sabuda; Gunta Alexander; Lisa Tracy; Philomel Books.; South China Printing Co.] -- Whitman's famous poem, accompanied by linoleum-cut illustrations, depicts people at work all over an earlier America.

Article. Article. Walt Whitman walked about in his America, noticing and noting down. Famously containing multitudes. Famously willing even to contradict himself. Including minute details of ornithological observation and the sky studded with stars.

The butcher-boy, the blacksmith, the surgeon, the Negro teamster. Occupations and classes of people. Men, women, children. The solitary. Buy a cheap copy of I Hear America Singing!: Folksongs for book by Kathleen Krull.

Originally published as Gonna Sing My Head Off!, this big, colorful songbook is now reissued for the first time with a song CD created especially for it. The Free shipping over $/5(4). Check out this great listen on Folk music is more than an idealized reminder of a simpler past.

It reveals a great deal about present-day understandings of community and belonging. It celebrates the shared traditions that define a group or nation. In America, folk music - from African. “I Hear America Singing” This book, appropriate for year olds, is a great way to introduce and begin studying the time period from to Walt Whitman’s life and poetry can be better appreciated when set in a story explaining the events of that time Size: KB.

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sound recording | Billy Collins, former United States Poet Laureate, reading Walt Whitman's poem I hear America singing. (Content). Recorded at the Library of Congress. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). An Analytical Comparison of “I Hear America Singing” and “I, Too” Born ten years after the death of Walt Whitman, there was no possible way for Langston Hughes to ever meet or communication with Whitman, but that did not mean Hughes could not establish a connection to him, or at least his work.

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It’s an extremely useful collection of songs (The Star Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, God Bless America), poems (The Concord Hymn, I Hear America Singing, The New Colossus), symbols (the Great Seal of the United States, including an explanation of that impressive but somewhat mystifying “pyramid with an eye in it” device.

Text 1: “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman 1 I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong, The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam, 5 The mason singing his as he makes ready for work, or leaves off work, The boatman singing what belongs.

In summary, ‘I Hear America Singing’ sees Whitman celebrating the various ‘carols’ or songs he hears his fellow Americans singing as they go about the work: the mechanics, the carpenter, the mason, the boatman, the deckhand, the shoemaker, the hatter, the wood-cutter, the ploughboy, the mother, the ‘young wife at work’, the seamstress or washerwoman.

'I Hear America Singing' is a fantastic book and overview of the midth century folk music revival which seemed to also double as a social justice movement, considering its support of civil rights, and speaking out against war and injustice.

This is an important book from a scholar deserving of attention.”. (Sheet Music) I Hear America Singing. A nostalgic tour of popular sheet music. By Lynn Wenzel & Carol J. Binkowski. NY: Crown, 1st ed. 4to. pp., prof.Summarizing I Hear America Singing Whitman opens his poem by telling us he hears all of America singing, and that every person has his or her own song - much like every person has his or her own.I Hear America Sing: Promoting Democracy through Literature.

November is calm” in the beginning of the book. She weaves in examples from the book. As the story progresses, the “sharp notes create the feeling of stress or pain.” As Buck readjusts, he loses the tension, and “the sound goes back to the sultry tone as in the begin.