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"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Overview Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.
Dates: Undated.

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Overview Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her master's in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
Dates: 1941

"Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-034
Overview Walter B. Fulghum's dissertation "Quaker Influences on Whitman's Religious Thought" analyzes the influences of Quakerism, particularly the influences of Elias Hicks and Hicksite Quakerism, on Walt Whitman's religious thought. The manuscript discusses ways in which Whitman's personal demeanor and behavior reflected a Quaker influence, and connects Quakerism to the themes in Whitman's "Leaves of Grass."
Dates: 1943

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