Thursday, April 26th: Walt Whitman’s New York

Walt Whitman’s New York
Tenement Museum (108 Orchard St., Manhattan)
Free, RSVP requestedpm

How did Walter Whitman Jr.– second son of a carpenter, grammar school dropout and penny daily hack writer – become “Whitman, a kosmos, of Manhattan the son”? Discuss the shaping influence that NYC had on the poet’s life and art.

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