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Dyspeptic Amours, Petty Adhesiveness, and Whitman's Ideal of Personal Relations

Author: Carmine Sarracino

  • Dyspeptic Amours, Petty Adhesiveness, and Whitman's Ideal of Personal Relations

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    Dyspeptic Amours, Petty Adhesiveness, and Whitman's Ideal of Personal Relations

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Provides an etymological analysis of Whitman's use of three important words in his poetic vocabulary: amativeness, amorousness, and adhesiveness.

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Sarracino, C., (1990) “Dyspeptic Amours, Petty Adhesiveness, and Whitman's Ideal of Personal Relations”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 8(2), p.76-91. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1282

Rights: Copyright © 1990 Carmine Sarracino

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01 Oct 1990
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