[ModLib] Whitman (097) title change
robert watling jr.
rewatlingjr at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 11:50:45 EDT 2014
My copy of Poems is a style 3 binding, hence too early. My copy of Leaves
is a Blumenthal, hence too late. Sorry. I also was not aware that Poems
and Leaves of Grass were the same text. Thanks.
Robert Watling Jr.
On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:58:40 -0700, Gordon Barrick Neavill
<neavill at wayne.edu> wrote:
> I'm trying to establish a firm date for the title change of 097 Whitman
> from Poems to Leaves of Grass. The latest copy of Poems I've seen is
> fall 1928. The earliest printing I've seen of Leaves of Grass (with
> Staloff's trees jacket) is spring 1931. However, 097 began to appear as
> Leaves of Grass in ML lists in fall 1929, and my guess is that's when
> the title change took place. Does anyone have a 1929 copy of 097 Leaves
> of Grass -- or a copy earlier than spring 1931?
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