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Walt Whitman's backward glances : a backward glance o'er travel'd roads, and two contributory essays hitherto uncollected / edited with an introduction on the evolution of the text, by Sculley Bradley and John A. Stevenson.

Author/Creator:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Other Title:
Backward glance o'er travel'd roads
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1947.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, [2], 22, [22], 25-51 pages, [1] leaf of plates : facsimiles, portrait ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Backward glance o'er travel'd roads -- Criticism, Textual.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Contents:
Preface
Introduction
Evolution of "A backward glance o'er travel'd roads"
A note on the texts
A backward glance on my own road
Facsimile of manuscript of "A backward glance on my own road"
How Leaves of grass was made
A backward glance o'er travel'd roads.
Notes:
"A backward glance o'er travel'd roads was first published as Whitman's preface for the November boughs of 1888"--Preface.
"London Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press"--Verso of title leaf.
"Binding: Dark green fine B cloth (linen). Front and back cover: blnid-stamped triple-rule frame; spine: goldstamped vertically: '[leaf design] | WALT WHITMAN'S BACKWARD GLANCES [leaf design] Bradley and Stevenson [leaf design]'. White endpapers. All edges trimmed."--Myerson.
Issued in dust jacket. See Myerson.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Whitman Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Whitman Collection copy 2 acquired for the Penn Libraries in 1947 with assistance from the Society of the Alumni (College) Fund.
Whitman Collection copy 2 without dust jacket.
Penn Chronology:
1947
Cited in:
Myerson, J., Walt Whitman, A 34.1.a, pages 351-353
BAL 21477
Contributor:
Bradley, Sculley, 1897-1987.
Stevenson, John A. (John Alford), 1886-1949.
University of Pennsylvania. Press, publisher.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Walt Whitman Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Backward glance o'er travel'd roads.
OCLC:
217557
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