Essays

Songs of the Canons: Song of Solomon and "Song of Myself"

Author: Emmy Stark Zitter

  • Songs of the Canons: Song of Solomon and "Song of Myself"

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    Songs of the Canons: Song of Solomon and "Song of Myself"

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Abstract

Argues for the influence of Song of Solomon in particular and the Old Testament in general on Whitman's poetry, especially "Song of Myself"; contends that Whitman reveals "no real heresy, but rather a return to a more authentic scriptural view of love."

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Zitter, E. S., (1987) “Songs of the Canons: Song of Solomon and "Song of Myself"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 5(2), p.8-15. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1166

Rights: Copyright © 1987 Emmy Stark Zitter

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01 Oct 1987
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