Joann Peck, like Walter Whitman
, was a native Long Islander; and both were equally proud of "starting from Paumanok." Born in Jamaica, Queens, Joann graduated from secretarial school in 1950.
But there are also intriguing stories of lesser known, but no less influential bureaucrats, including Wilfred McNeil, Clay Bedford, and Walter Whitman
Es el modesto periodista Walter Whitman
, oriundo de Long Island, que algun amigo apresurado saludaria en las aceras de Manhattan, y es, asimismo, [...] un hombre de aventura y de amor, indolente, animoso, despreocupado, recorredor de America.
The anonymous writer of a review of Leaves of Grass in the September 15, 1855, Brooklyn Eagle conflates Whitman, his book, and his photo early on: "[The] author is Walter Whitman
, and the book is a reproduction of the author.
In these roles [Whitman] constructed public voices that were distinct from Walter Whitman
"Walt Whitman"--not "Walter Whitman
," as on the copyright page of the first edition--arrives full-born without preamble as if in fulfillment of a prophecy made by Ralph Waldo Emerson implicitly in several essays and overtly in "The Poet": Banks and tariffs, the newspaper and caucus, methodism and unitarianism, are flat and dull to dull people, but rest on the same foundations of wonder as the town of Troy, and the temple of Delphos, and are as swiftly passing away.
was a literary jack of all trades in the burgeoning mass literary market of Manhattan in the 1840s and '50s, who had worked as a printer, journalist, editor, and as a writer of cheap sensation tales and poetry.
Of Dutch and English ancestry, Walter Whitman
was born in West Hills, New York, the second son of Louisa Van Velsor and Walter Whitman
The story is prefaced by the following: "A Hitherto Unpublished Story by Walter Whitman
" and "He Called it 'The Last of the Sacred Army,' and He Named It Well--The Noble Warriors of Our Freedom." A copyright notice is included: "[COPYRIGHT, 1892]."
But there are also intriguing stories of lesser know, but no less influential bureaucrats, including Wilfred McNeil, Clay Bedford, and Walter Whitman
Esa criatura es de naturaleza biforme; es el modesto protagonista Walter Whitman
, oriundo de Long Island, que algun amigo apresurado saludaria en las aceras de Manhattan, y es, asimismo, el otro que el primero queria ser y no fue, un hombre de aventura y de amor, indolente, animoso, despreocupado, recorredor de America" (4: 190).
After requesting a reply through the post office, the fiction writer signs off: "Yours, &c Walter Whitman