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Franklin Evans, or The inebriate : a tale of the times

Author: Walt Whitman; Christopher Castiglia; Glenn Hendler
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Less a novel than a prohibition tract in fiction, its clich-even-then story is that of an innocent from Whitman's native Long Island and his corruption by the music halls and taverns of New York City. It ends with the hero sagely advising that every young man should marry as soon as possible, and have a home of his own.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Franklin Evans, or The inebriate.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608098719
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman; Christopher Castiglia; Glenn Hendler
ISBN: 9780822339311 0822339315 9780822339427 0822339420
OCLC Number: 80917564
Description: lvii, 147 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Franklin Evans, or The inebriate : a tale of the times --
Supplementary texts: The madman; The child and the profligate; An address delivered by Abraham Lincoln before the Springfield Washingtonian Temperance Society, at the Second Presbyterian Church, Springfield, Illinois, on the 22d day of February, 1842.
Other Titles: Franklin Evans
Inebriate
Responsibility: Walt Whitman ; edited by Christopher Castiglia and Glenn Hendler.
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Tells the rags-to-riches story of Franklin Evans, an innocent young man from the Long Island countryside who seeks his fortune in New York City. Corrupted by music halls, theatres, and above all  Read more...

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