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Some academic libraries still have available copies of Lanier's influential collection of theoretical essays, The Science of English Verse, which was first published in by Scribners 1880.

This poem is included on the collection The Poems of Sidney Lanier, most recently reprinted by the University of Georgia Press in 1999.

The musical nature of Lanier's poetry reminds some readers of the works of Edgar Allan Poe. "Annabel Lee" and "The Bells" are two of Poe's poems that rely on sound in a way similar to "Song of the Chattahoochee."

Lanier's poetry reminds readers of the mournful work of Walt Whitman, one of America's greatest poets, who wrote at about the same time. Whitman's finest work is in his collection Leaves of Grass, first published in 1855.

The twentieth-century poet Karl Shapiro admired Lanier's poetic theory and noted how his theories continue to be appropriate and have influence. Interested...

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