Emersonian Ideas in Whitman's Early Writings

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This thesis will be an attempt to gather together the important ideas set forth in Whitman's early writing which are to be found also in Emerson's lectures, essays, and poems written before 1855. It will attempt to show what Whitman might have gained from Emerson if he had had no other source, and if a creative intellect had not the power of originating its own ideas.

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Mizell, Elizabeth Ann 1948.

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This thesis will be an attempt to gather together the important ideas set forth in Whitman's early writing which are to be found also in Emerson's lectures, essays, and poems written before 1855. It will attempt to show what Whitman might have gained from Emerson if he had had no other source, and if a creative intellect had not the power of originating its own ideas.

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Mizell, Elizabeth Ann. Emersonian Ideas in Whitman's Early Writings, thesis, 1948; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83422/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .