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Walt whitman (1819-1892) a selective list of online literary criticism for the nineteenth-century american poet walt whitman, with links to reliable biographical and introductory material and signed, peer-reviewed, and scholarly literary criticism. Ts eliot's orchestra: critical essays on poetry and music, and: walt whitman and modern music: war, desire, and the trials of nationhood (review) alain frogley notes, volume 58, number 2, december 2001, pp 353-355 (review) published by music library association doi: for additional information about this article.
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