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Whitman, Emerson, and "The Ballad of the Abolition Blunder-buss"

Author: Len Gougeon

  • Whitman, Emerson, and "The Ballad of the Abolition Blunder-buss"

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    Whitman, Emerson, and "The Ballad of the Abolition Blunder-buss"

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Abstract

Contrasts Whitman's and Emerson's attitudes towards abolition and details the attitudes toward African-Americans that Whitman encountered in Boston; concludes by presenting a "scurrilous satirical work called 'Ballad of the Abolition Blunder-buss.'"

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Gougeon, L., (1985) “Whitman, Emerson, and "The Ballad of the Abolition Blunder-buss"”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 3(2), 21-27. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1108

Rights: Copyright © 1985 Len Gougeon

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01 Oct 1985
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