These lists include monographs only, though the Whitman Collection has many copies of individual essays and journal articles dealing with Melville and his works. These articles can be found through a search of the library catalog.
Robert Roper. Now the drum of war: Walt Whitman and his brothers in the Civil War. New York: Walker & Co., 2008.
David S. Reynolds. Walt Whitman’s America: a cultural biography. New York: Knopf, 1995.
Jerome Loving. Walt Whitman: the song of himself. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.
Joel Myerson, ed. Whitman in his own time: a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, memoirs, and interviews by friends and associates. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2000.
Nick Selby, ed. The poetry of Walt Whitman. Readers’ guides to essential criticism series. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Matthew Miller. Collage of Myself: Walt Whitman and the Making of Leaves of Grass. University of Nebraska Press, 2010.
David S. Reynolds, ed. A historical guide to Walt Whitman. Oxford University Press, 2000.
Walt Whitman, compiler. Leaves of Grass Imprints: American and European criticisms on "Leaves of grass". University of South Carolina Press, 2012.
Ezra Greenspan, ed. The Cambridge companion to Walt Whitman. Cambridge University Press, 1995.