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Abstract

Examines in depth a little-known Whitman poem, "To What You Said," examining the manuscript of the poem and offering "a re-examination of crucial biographical events, an extensive comparative textual analysis" and a "response to the subtleties revealed when the written word is sung" in the musical setting of the poem composed by Leonard Bernstein; written by the world-renowned baritone and his personal assistant.

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Copyright © 1995 The University of Iowa

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