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Walt Whitman's "There Was a Child Went Forth": The Image of "Edges" in the Origins of Life

Author: E. Lâle Demirtürk

  • Walt Whitman's "There Was a Child Went Forth": The Image of "Edges" in the Origins of Life

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    Walt Whitman's "There Was a Child Went Forth": The Image of "Edges" in the Origins of Life

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Abstract

Offers a reading of "There Was a Child Went Forth" emphasizing how Whitman's poems reconcile images of edges into the "central edge" of the poem's "shore mud," a gesture that conveys edges as representative of "the origins of life."

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Demirtürk, E. L., (1985) “Walt Whitman's "There Was a Child Went Forth": The Image of "Edges" in the Origins of Life”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 2(4), 41-45. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1092

Rights: Copyright © 1985 E. Lâle Demirtürk

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01 Apr 1985
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