Resources

Useful Links

Below are links to useful sites devoted to Whitman, his writings, his associates, the places he lived, and the culture of his time:

  • Walt Whitman Quarterly Review
    [The major journal devoted to the study of Whitman, with thirty years of articles, notes, and bibliographies online.]
  • WhitmanWeb
    [The 1881 version of "Song of Myself" in the original English and in translations into ten different languages, with recordings in English and Persian, and with commentaries on each section of the poem.]
  • Whitman's Brooklyn
    [Images, maps, and general history of Brooklyn during the years Whitman lived there.]
  • The Vault at Pfaff's
    [Biographies of and writings by the many artists who gathered with Whitman at Pfaff's Beer Hall in New York City; includes a complete run of Henry Clapp's Saturday Press.]
  • Mickle Street Review
    [Online journal devoted to Whitman, with numerous special issues devoted to particular topics in Whitman studies.]
  • Leaves of Grass - Audio Text
    ["Polyvocal" recording of the 1855 version of the poem that Whitman would eventually entitle "Song of Myself," read by six different readers.]
  • Civil War Washington
    [Maps, data, articles, and documents about Washington, D.C., during the Civil War; includes many issues of military hospital newspapers.]
  • Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1841-1902
    [Searchable complete run of the newspaper Whitman edited from March 1846 to January 1848.]

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