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"An Unusually Active Market for Calamus": Whitman, Vanity Fair, and the Fate of Humor in a Time of War, 1860-1863

Author: Robert Scholnick

  • "An Unusually Active Market for Calamus": Whitman, Vanity Fair, and the Fate of Humor in a Time of War, 1860-1863

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    "An Unusually Active Market for Calamus": Whitman, Vanity Fair, and the Fate of Humor in a Time of War, 1860-1863

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Abstract

Tracks over twenty references to Whitman, many of them previously unrecorded, appearing in Vanity Fair during its three-and-a-half year existence and discusses the cultural significance of the journal in the context of Whitman's life and career.

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Scholnick, R., (2002) “"An Unusually Active Market for Calamus": Whitman, Vanity Fair, and the Fate of Humor in a Time of War, 1860-1863”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 19(3/4), 148-181. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1681

Rights: Copyright © 2002 Robert Scholnick

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01 Jan 2002
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