The Resource Life and adventures of Jack Engle: an auto-biography : a story of New York at the present time in which the reader will find some familiar characters, Walt Whitman, with an introduction by Zachary Turpin

Life and adventures of Jack Engle: an auto-biography : a story of New York at the present time in which the reader will find some familiar characters, Walt Whitman, with an introduction by Zachary Turpin

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Life and adventures of Jack Engle: an auto-biography : a story of New York at the present time in which the reader will find some familiar characters
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Life and adventures of Jack Engle: an auto-biography
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a story of New York at the present time in which the reader will find some familiar characters
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Walt Whitman, with an introduction by Zachary Turpin
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eng
Summary
In 1852, young Walt Whitman--a down-on-his-luck housebuilder in Brooklyn--was hard at work writing two books. One would become one of the most famous volumes of poetry in American history, a free-verse revelation beloved the world over, Leaves of Grass. The other, a novel, would be published under a pseudonym and serialized in a newspaper. A short, rollicking story of orphanhood, avarice, and adventure in New York City, Life and Adventures of Jack Engle appeared to little fanfare. Then it disappeared. No one laid eyes on it until 2016, when literary scholar Zachary Turpin, University of Houston, followed a paper trail deep into the Library of Congress. -- Provided by publisher
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813/.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3222
LC item number
.L54 2017
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
The Iowa Whitman series
Target audience
adult
Life and adventures of Jack Engle: an auto-biography : a story of New York at the present time in which the reader will find some familiar characters, Walt Whitman, with an introduction by Zachary Turpin
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Life and adventures of Jack Engle: an auto-biography : a story of New York at the present time in which the reader will find some familiar characters, Walt Whitman, with an introduction by Zachary Turpin
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"The lost novel of Walt Whitman" -- Front cover
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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21 cm.
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Extent
xxii, 156 pages
Isbn
9781609385101
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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1300105

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