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Remembering, Not Composing: Clarifying the Record on "I'll Trace This Garden"

Author: Andrew Jewell

  • Remembering, Not Composing: Clarifying the Record on "I'll Trace This Garden"

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    Remembering, Not Composing: Clarifying the Record on "I'll Trace This Garden"

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Abstract

Identifies a poetry manuscript in Whitman's hand as a flawed transcription of a folk song, popular during the Civil War, known as "Johnny is Gone for a Soldier."

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Jewell, A., (2002) “Remembering, Not Composing: Clarifying the Record on "I'll Trace This Garden"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 20(2), 78-81. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1702

Rights: Copyright © 2002 Andrew Jewell

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01 Oct 2002
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