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Whitman's Sketches for the Spine of the 1856 Edition

Author: C. Carroll Hollis

  • Whitman's Sketches for the Spine of the 1856 Edition

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    Whitman's Sketches for the Spine of the 1856 Edition

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Introduces two little-known sketches Whitman made for the spine of the 1856 edition of Leaves of Grass and discusses Whitman's use of Emerson's words ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career") on the spine and Whitman's "canny and sometimes ruthless" self-promotional campaign.

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Hollis, C. C., (1986) “Whitman's Sketches for the Spine of the 1856 Edition”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 4(2/3), 75-76. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1144

Rights: Copyright © 1986 C. Carroll Hollis

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01 Oct 1986
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