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"Translating the Untranslatable": A Note on "The Mystic Trumpeter"

Author: Monica R Weis

  • "Translating the Untranslatable": A Note on "The Mystic Trumpeter"

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    "Translating the Untranslatable": A Note on "The Mystic Trumpeter"

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Abstract

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

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01 Mar 1984
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