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"The Indications" (1857): An Early Whitman Imitation

Author: Zachary Turpin (University of Idaho)

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Abstract

Discusses a previously unknown non-parodic Whitman imitation that pre-dates Adah Isaac Menken's Infelicia (1868). Titled "The Indications," this poem appeared in the June 3, 1857, issue of Life Illustrated magazine (New York: Fowler and Wells).

Keywords: Imitations, Discovery, Discoveries, Life Illustrated, Fowler and Wells, Poetry

How to Cite:

Turpin, Z., (2022) “"The Indications" (1857): An Early Whitman Imitation”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 39(4), 209-212. doi: https://doi.org/10.17077/0737-0679.31078

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Published on
07 Jul 2022
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