Leaves of Grass

Creator: Walt Whitman
Publisher: Boston: Thayer and Eldridge, year 85 of the States.
Issued: 1860-1861.
Source: Memoirs, p. 281, footnote 6 "From the ‘Calamus’ cluster in Leaves of Grass (1860–61 edition) by Walt Whitman: ‘I meant that you should discover me so, by my faint | indirections.’ Later editions title this poem ‘Among the Multitude’. Richard F. Giles has identified marginalia in Symonds’s personal copy of the 1860–61 Leaves of Grass. Next to this line Symonds writes: ‘This is the true method wh I have failed in.’ See ‘Symonds’s Annotations in the 1860 Leaves of Grass’, Walt Whitman Review, supplement ‘Leaves of Grass at 125’ (1980), 21–36."|Memoirs, p. 368 "While thus engaged, and very early after the commencement of my cycle, I came across W. Whitman’s Leaves of Grass."|Memoirs, p. 467 "I find it difficult to speak about Leaves of Grass without exaggeration."
Author of this Entry: MN
Evidence Type: Book
Bibliographic Source: Sheridan Libraries