I aqree. The case for MT's not liking WW seems to rest on Britton's
note to his MT Ency article: Kaplan, Justin. "Starting from Paumanok
. . . and from Hannibal:
Whitman and Mark Twain." Confrontation. Vol. 27-28 (1984)
338-347. I can't find it through my interlibrary loan. Is the
citation correct as to volume number(s) and year"