WHAT WALT WHITMAN MEANS TO THE NEGRO.

By: (Whitman, Walt). Miller, Kelly.

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Book Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored printed self-wrappers. Pages 31-42. The bottom edges of the pages are very slightly darkened. All the edges of the last page are a bit darkened. Very good.

First separate printing.

"Walt Whitman Fellowship Papers: Second Year: 10. Philadelphia, November 1895". This address, which was the first notable comment by an African American about Whitman's significance, was delivered by Kelly at the Fellowship's Annual Meeting on May 31st 1895. It was originally published in July in the Conservator, a journal published by Horace Traubel who was instrumental in setting up the Fellowship.

Scientist Kelly Miller [1863-1939] was an African American mathematician, sociologist, essayist, newspaper columnist and author. He was an important figure in the intellectual life of black America for close to half a century.

Rare in commerce.

Title: WHAT WALT WHITMAN MEANS TO THE NEGRO.

Author Name: (Whitman, Walt). Miller, Kelly.

Categories: Black Studies,

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: Walt Whitman Fellowship. 1895.: 1895.

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 37452

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