Open Access Senior Thesis
© 2014 Vivian Delchamps
This thesis contemplates Walt Whitman's role in the lives of 19th and 20th century women writers and his significance to early American feminism. I consider the ways women inspired him to develop pro-feminist ideas about maternity, womanhood, and female liberation.
Delchamps, Vivian, "“Of the Woman First of All”: Walt Whitman and Women's Literary History" (2014). Scripps Senior Theses. 420.