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Grad Student Keeps Finding Lost Whitman Works

This time Zachary Turpin tracked down novel originally printed in a NY newspaper

(Newser) - A University of Houston grad student poking around in the Library of Congress' archives stumbled across a long-lost novel from the mid-19th century—and it's a discovery the editor of the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review tells the Houston Chronicle is "going to change everything we thought we knew"...

Walt Whitman Has Some Advice on Manly Living

Meet the Ron Swanson of the 1800s

(Newser) - A newly discovered work positions famous American poet Walt Whitman as the Ron Swanson of the 19th century. The New York Times reports University of Houston graduate student Zachary Turpin found a long-lost advice series titled Manly Health and Training written by Whitman under the pen name Mose Velsor for...

Lost Walt Whitman Poem Found in 1842 Newspaper

Professor meticulously proved the poem was indeed a Whitman creation

(Newser) - "If you want me again, look for me under your boot-soles"—or perhaps in a 19th-century penny newspaper, if you're Walt Whitman. Library of Congress archives, an eagle eye, and a husband who happens to be a Whitman expert all combined to help a University of Nebraska-Lincoln...

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