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The Maturing Vision of Walt Whitman's 1871 Version of Drum-Taps

Author: Anthony Szczesiul

  • The Maturing Vision of Walt Whitman's 1871 Version of Drum-Taps

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    The Maturing Vision of Walt Whitman's 1871 Version of Drum-Taps

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Abstract

Examines the 1871 "Drum-Taps" cluster on its own terms and in relation to other editions, arguing that "the drastic reorganization of the poems into a narrative pattern indicates Whitman's shifting attitude toward the war as it receded from his day-to-day life into the historic past."

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Szczesiul, A., (1993) “The Maturing Vision of Walt Whitman's 1871 Version of Drum-Taps”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 10(3), 127-141. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1369

Rights: Copyright © 1993 Anthony Szczesiul

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01 Jan 1993
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