"winders of the circuit of circuits"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 28 16:19:46 UTC 2008

Typo correction: make that "poetic persona".

Mark Mandel

On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 7:50 AM, Grant Barrett
<gbarrett at worldnewyork.org> wrote:

> http://tinyurl.com/7tj7ke
> "Whitman's use of the vocabulary of animal magnetism and electricity
> shows the mesmerists' influence. [...] So well attuned to the
> electrical theory was Whitman that at times his poetic personal seems  <====
> like a bundle of electrical impulses. 'I have instant conductors all
> over me whether I pass or stop,' he writes in 'Song of Myself.'"

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