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Whitman's 1855 Leaves of Grass: Another Contemporary View

Author: Len Gougeon

  • Whitman's 1855 Leaves of Grass: Another Contemporary View

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    Whitman's 1855 Leaves of Grass: Another Contemporary View

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Abstract

Explores the reaction of James Elliot Cabot to a copy of the 1855 Leaves of Grass, loaned to him by his friend, Ralph Waldo Emerson; prints Cabot's letter to Emerson describing his mixed reaction to Whitman.

Keywords: Note, Correspondence, Leaves of Grass (1855), Reception, Responses, Ralph Waldo Emerson, James Elliott Cabot

How to Cite:

Gougeon, L., (1983) “Whitman's 1855 Leaves of Grass: Another Contemporary View”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 1(1), 37-39. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1005

Rights: Copyright © 1983 Len Gougeon

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01 Jun 1983
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