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Author Shephard, Esther.

Title Walt Whitman's pose [by] Esther Shephard.

Imprint New York, Harcourt, Brace and company [c1938]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Guardia  811.3 W596Ds c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 453 p. 1 illus., plates, ports. facsims. 22 cm.
Note "The source of Leaves of grass is, in spite of all of Walt Whitman's protestations to the contrary, in the fragment of a book, the epilogue of a French novel. The novel is The Countess of Rudolstadt, by George Sand."--p. 140.
Book three, "The pattern", is a reprint of "The Countess of Rudolstadt; by George Sand. <Sequel to 'Consuelo'.> ... vol. II. Translated by Francis G. Shaw. Boston W. D. Ticknor and company, 1847" (p. 256-302)
Contents book 1. The paradox of Walt Whitman.--book 2. The thread of Ariadne (the record of a search)--book 3. The pattern.--book 4. "In character" (Whitman and Emerson)--Authorities and additional documents (p. 399-439)
Subject Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Leaves of grass.
Sand, George, 1804-1876. Countess of Rudolstadt.

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