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Whitman's "Shadowy Dwarf": A Source in Hindu Mythology

Author: Nathaniel H Preston

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    Whitman's "Shadowy Dwarf": A Source in Hindu Mythology

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Abstract

Argues that Vamana, an avatar of Vishnu in Hindu mythology, is the subject of Whitman's reference to a "shadowy dwarf" in Democratic Vistas.

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Preston, N. H., (1998) “Whitman's "Shadowy Dwarf": A Source in Hindu Mythology”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 15(4), 185-186. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1560

Rights: Copyright © 1998 Nathaniel H Preston

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01 Apr 1998
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