In Whitman's Hand


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Title: Author of the Neibelungen Leid

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: 1838 or later

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00392

Source: The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, New York Public Library. Transcribed from digital images of the original item. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the marginalia and annotations, see our statement of editorial policy.

Editorial note: Grier states that these notes drew from Carlyle's Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, first published on July 14, 1838 (Walt Whitman: Notebooks and Unpublished Manuscripts, ed. Edward F. Grier [New York: New York University Press, 1984], 1:32n). Item is pasted down, making the verso unavailable.

Contributors to digital file: Nicole Gray, Lauren Grewe, Ty Alyea, and Matt Cohen

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Author of the Neibelungen Leid
composed, as now extant, about the 13th century, but dating back with its written germs may be in the 6th century


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