Walt Whitman, Run Down by a Train!

Cody Walker
March 25, 2015
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A few days ago, bouncing around in the Walt Whitman Archive, I happened upon a gem of an essay: “Walt Whitman’s ‘Lively Corpse’ in 1871: The American Press on the Rumor of Whitman’s Death.” The essay, written by Todd Richardson…

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Meg Shevenock
March 20, 2015
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(Part 1 of 2 on the fragment) “…a sense of the parallel between our always fragmentary knowledge and the continual progress toward perfect understanding that never withers away.” –Susan Howe, Souls of the Labadie Tract I want to talk about…

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