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Walt Whitman's Long Island: A Research Guide

A guide to sources about Walt Whitman with an emphasis on Long Island, New York.


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  • Keywords to search could include: art; Brooklyn; boating; childhood; Civil War; coastlines; Huntington; literature; Long Island; nature; New York; poetry; race; teaching; trauma; visual arts.

America: History & Life (EBSCO)

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection

Early American Newspapers

EBSCO eBooks (Net Library)

Gale Literary Sources


Literary Encyclopedia

Literature Online (LION)

Literature Resource Center

MLA International Bibliography

Project MUSE Premium Collection

Sabin Americana, 1500-1926