I am with all rebels everywhere. Against all people who are satisfied.
- Carl Sandburg
The magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Humanities, recently published the feature “A Workingman’s Poet,” assessing the fading profile of the American icon Carl Sandburg. Author Danny Heitman discusses Sandburg’s bold statements made in Chicago Poems, his re-introduction of Lincoln on the eve of WWII, and his American […]
John Hallwas, a historian and columnist for the “McDonough County Voice,” recently wrote a piece on the importance of remembering Sandburg in the modern age. The column explores Sandburg’s poetic probes into the American spirit like in “Prairie,” an ode to unity in the heartland or “Mags” from “Chicago Poems” […]
After its air on American Masters in September, the film has been circulating as an academic tool not only on the American Masters website with bits like a Carl Sandburg timeline and Penelope Niven’s “Last Thoughts on Carl Sandburg,” but also in forums like the recent National Council of Teachers […]