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"To Destroy the Teacher": Whitman and Martin Farquhar Tupper's 1851 Trip to America

Author: Joseph L Coulombe

  • "To Destroy the Teacher": Whitman and Martin Farquhar Tupper's 1851 Trip to America

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    "To Destroy the Teacher": Whitman and Martin Farquhar Tupper's 1851 Trip to America

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Explores the possible influence of British author Martin Farquhar Tupper on the development of Whitman's poetics, concluding that "while the differences between Whitman and Tupper clearly override the similarities, the similarities should not be ignored."

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Coulombe, J. L., (1996) “"To Destroy the Teacher": Whitman and Martin Farquhar Tupper's 1851 Trip to America”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 13(4), 199-209. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1533

Rights: Copyright © 1996 Joseph L Coulombe

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01 Apr 1996
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