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Uroboric Incest in Whitman's "The Sleepers"

Author: Michael Rainer

  • Uroboric Incest in Whitman's "The Sleepers"

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    Uroboric Incest in Whitman's "The Sleepers"

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Abstract

Uses Jung and Erich Neuman to interpret "The Sleepers," proposing that "an understanding of the state of uroboric incest" demonstrates "the unity of 'The Sleepers,' its faithfulness to an indentifiable psychological state, and its use of particularly telling images."

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Rainer, M., (1983) “Uroboric Incest in Whitman's "The Sleepers"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 1(2), 8-13. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1016

Rights: Copyright © 1983 Michael Rainer

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01 Sep 1983
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