Walt Whitman’s newly discovered mystery novel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


In a Walt Whitman Novel, Lost for 165 Years, Clues to ‘Leaves of Grass’ – Jennifer Schuessler –New York Times – 2/20/17

Whitman’s mystery novel

“offers clues to another mystery: how a workaday journalist and mostly conventional poet transformed himself into the author of the sensuous, philosophical, wildly experimental and altogether unclassifiable free verse of ‘Leaves of Grass.’

“’It’s like seeing the workshop of a great writer,’ said Ed Folsom, the editor of The Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. ‘We’re discovering the process of Whitman’s own discovery.’”

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