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Stopping History in Walt Whitman's "Drum-Taps"

Author: Maire Mullins

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    Stopping History in Walt Whitman's "Drum-Taps"

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Argues that the Drum-Taps poems tell two different histories, one the "larger story of the war" and the other--inserted in moments of "frozen" time--the story "of comradeship and homoerotic desire."

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Mullins, M., (1999) “Stopping History in Walt Whitman's "Drum-Taps"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 17(1/2), 4-14. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1567

Rights: Copyright © 1999 Maire Mullins

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01 Jul 1999
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