Walt Whitman Quarterly Review


Vol. 36, No. 2/3, Fall/Winter

"The Central Urge in Every Atom": Whitman's Atomism and Schelling's Naturphilosophie
Walt Whitman's prominent and consistent use of the word "atom" from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass to the 1891-92 deathbed edition has prompted much debate about the sources and meanings of the term in his work. This interest in the concept is not...
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Vol. 34, No. 2, Fall

Whitman and Mathematics: An Introduction
[T]he anatomist chemist astronomer geologist phrenologist spiritualist mathematician historian and lexicographer are not poets, but they are the lawgivers of poets and their construction underlies the structure of every perfect poem.-Whitman, Preface...
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Vol. 32, No. 1/2, Summer/Fall

Walt Whitman's Vision of the Inferno, or Dante in Drum-Taps
(ProQuest: ... denotes "strike-through" in the original text omitted.)Mark, I say, his economy of words-perhaps no other writer ever equal to him.- One simple trail of idea, epical, makes the poem-all else resolutely ignored. ... This alone shows the...
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