for the pocket" (Traubel
1915, 175)--to be embraced and held close--and explicitly wanting to be "absorbl[ed]...
(Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1904).
Harlan's desk a volume of Leaves of Grass, in blue paper covers, and the pages of the poems marked more or less throughout the work" (in Horace Traubel
, With Walt Whitman in Camden, vol.
Whitman later told Traubel
that "You will have to know something about Henry Clapp if you want to know something about me," and while Whitman's late reminiscences to Traubel
certainly twisted history, it is true that Clapp's Bohemian circle became Whitman's circle at this time.
In this he relies heavily on the reminiscences of Horace Traubel
, himself a socialist and friend of Whitman.
(49.) Whitman, in fact, influenced numerous leftist writers, such as Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Kenneth Patchen, Horace Traubel
, Louis Untermeyer, Anzia Yezierska, Eli Siegel, and Mike Gold.
If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires, said Horace Traubel
. Translation: If your industry is consolidating, make it your business to consolidate.
He remained on the radio, added television, and even toured once with operatic soprano Helen Traubel
. In the end, he was still known for his nose, but it was really his dese-and-dose Bowery accent, delivered in that gravelly baritone, that cinched his fame.
John Charles Thomas and Kirsten Flagstad and Alexander Kipnis and Helen Traubel
, for example, all sing with a perfectly straight face, though Thomas does occasionally add a little staging to a cowboy ditty.
Socialism, John Nichols begins with the story of an aging Walt Whitman and his daily meetings with a young writer named Horace Logo Traubel
. In Camden, New Jersey, the two had a series of conversations that would lead to a book itself, detailing the thoughts of one of America's great poets.
Here's a partial list: Sammy Kaye, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, the Trapp Family Singers, Gene Krupa, Guy Lombardo, Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino, Lily Pons, Nelson Eddy, Helen Traubel
, Marian Anderson, Lauritz Melchior, John McCormack, and dozens of others.
The Rose Valley Association is a good example of an arts and crafts "utopian community," see http://www.rosevalleymuseum.org/index.html, accessed 22 May 2009; also see Donald Richard Stoddard, "Horace Traubel
: A Critical Biography" (PhD diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1970), especially chap.