Essays

Caresser of Life: Walt Whitman and the Civil War

Author: Jerome Loving

  • Caresser of Life: Walt Whitman and the Civil War

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    Caresser of Life: Walt Whitman and the Civil War

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Abstract

Excerpted from the opening chapter of Loving's Walt Whitman: The Song of Himself, this essay gathers extant information about the poet's life to provide a context for understanding Whitman's vacillating attitudes toward the Civil War.

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Loving, J., (1997) “Caresser of Life: Walt Whitman and the Civil War”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 15(2/3), 67-86. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1521

Rights: Copyright © 1997 Jerome Loving

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01 Oct 1997
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