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Whitman's Dream Vision: A Reading of "The Sleepers"

Author: R. W French

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    Whitman's Dream Vision: A Reading of "The Sleepers"

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Abstract

Argues that "much of the critical uncertainty about 'The Sleepers' can be resolved by recognizing its genre" and goes on to read the poem in the context of the poetic tradition of the "dream vision."

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French, R. W., (1990) “Whitman's Dream Vision: A Reading of "The Sleepers"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 8(1), 1-15. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1268

Rights: Copyright © 1990 R. W French

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01 Jul 1990
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