From the University of Chicago Library News:
The original manuscript of Walt Whitman’s “The Bible as Poetry,” bound with related pieces of Whitmaniana, is now online. The manuscript includes a letter sent from Whitman to his publishers, publishers Jeannette Leonard Gilder and Joseph B. Gilder.
The bulk of the manuscript consists of Whitman’s edits to his work. The complete essay was published in The Critic in 1883.
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