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A Note on Walt Whitman's Probable Reading of Robert Chambers

Author: Judith Kent Green

  • A Note on Walt Whitman's Probable Reading of Robert Chambers

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    A Note on Walt Whitman's Probable Reading of Robert Chambers

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Abstract

Suggests that the likeliest source for Whitman's understanding of certain scientific phenomena-especially geological and astronomical-was popular journalist Robert Chamber's anonymously published Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation (1844), and compares relevant passages from Whitman and Chambers.

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Green, J. K., (1986) “A Note on Walt Whitman's Probable Reading of Robert Chambers”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 3(3), p.23-28. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1859

Rights: Copyright © 1986 Judith Kent Green

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01 Jan 1986
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