Commends Whitman's achievement in his 1872 poem "The Mystic Trumpeter," published in As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free, and argues that the poem "extends Whitman's exploration and celebration of the 'eternal play' of Man."
Keywords: Note, The Mystic Trumpeter, As Strong a Bird on Pinions Free, As Strong a Bird, Poet as Prophet, Transformation, Transcendence, Music
How to Cite:
Weis, M. R., (1984) “"Translating the Untranslatable": A Note on "The Mystic Trumpeter"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 1(4), 27-31. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1046
Rights: Copyright © 1984 Monica R Weis