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Two Lamarckians: Walt Whitman and Edward Carpenter

Author: Harry Gershenowitz

  • Two Lamarckians: Walt Whitman and Edward Carpenter

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    Two Lamarckians: Walt Whitman and Edward Carpenter

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Abstract

Summarizes the work of French evolutionist Jean Lamarck (1744-1829) and demonstrates how his evolutionary theories--favored by Whitman over those of Darwin--informs Whitman's poetry and thought.

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Gershenowitz, H., (1984) “Two Lamarckians: Walt Whitman and Edward Carpenter”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 2(1), 35-39. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1060

Rights: Copyright © 1984 Harry Gershenowitz

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01 Jul 1984
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