Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians
by Justin Martin
Da Capo Press. 339 pages, $27.99
Justin Martin, the author of Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians, is clearly a man of eclectic interests, having previously written biographies of Frederick Law Olmsted, Ralph Nader, and Alan Greenspan. He has now turned his attention to the biography of an entire group.
Alan Helms is professor emeritus of English at UMass-Boston and the University of Paris. His dance reviews can be found at DanceTabs.com.