"The Sleepers" and Some Whitman Notes



Discusses "The Sleepers" in relation to what appear to be prose notes for the poem in one of Whitman's notebooks on words, proposing that both the notebook and the poem explore "the nature of friendship and the poetic self."

Keywords: Essay, Notebooks, Whitman's Notebooks, Autobiography, Sexuality, Sexual Identity, Poetic Persona, The Sleepers

How to Cite: Mishra, R. S. (1983) “"The Sleepers" and Some Whitman Notes”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. 1(1). doi: