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"The Original Eye": Whitman, Schelling and the Return to Origins

Author: Robert J Scholnick

  • "The Original Eye": Whitman, Schelling and the Return to Origins

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    "The Original Eye": Whitman, Schelling and the Return to Origins

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Abstract

Explores ideas of originality as they relate to Whitman's writing and thought and uses Frederich Schelling to argue that "Whitman's presentation of himself as an original poet in Leaves of Grass was based on an aesthetic strategy involving an imaginative return to origins &

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Scholnick, R. J., (1994) “"The Original Eye": Whitman, Schelling and the Return to Origins”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 11(4), 174-199. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1420

Rights: Copyright © 1994 Robert J Scholnick

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01 Apr 1994
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