Essays

Walt Whitman and the Quaker Woman

Author: Christina Davey

  • Walt Whitman and the Quaker Woman

    Essays

    Walt Whitman and the Quaker Woman

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Abstract

Examines "Whitman's poetic depictions of women in light of his knowledge of Quaker women and Quaker influences on his spirituality" and argues that the Quaker understanding of "passivity" helps to resolve critical confusion surrounding Whitman's portrayal of women.

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Davey, C., (1998) “Walt Whitman and the Quaker Woman”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 16(1), 1-22. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1596

Rights: Copyright © 1998 Christina Davey

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01 Jul 1998
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