Walt Whitman: Poetry and Prose (Library of America)

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Walt Whitman: Poetry and Prose (Library of America)

ಲ Kindle Walt Whitman: Poetry and Prose (Library of America) free download ಶ Kindle Ebook Author Walt Whitman ೧ This Library of America edition is the biggest and best edition of Walt Whitman s writings ever published It includes all of his poetry and what he considered his complete prose It is also the only collection that includes, in exactly the form in which it appeared in 1855, the first edition of Leaves of Grass This was the book, a commercial failure, which prompted Emersons famous message to Whitman I greet you at the beginning of a great career These twelve poems, including what were later to be entitled Song of Myself and I Sing the Body Electric, and a preface announcing the authors poetic theories were the first stage of a massive, lifelong work Six editions and some thirty seven years later, Leaves of Grass becameone of the central volumes in the history of world poetry Each edition involved revisions of earlier poems and the incorporation of new ones.As it progressed, it was hailed by Emerson, Thoreau, Rosetti and others, but was also, as with the sixth edition in 188182, beset by charges of obscenity for such poems as A Woman Waits for Me Printed here is the final, great culminating edition of 189192, the last supervised by Whitman himself just before his death Whitmans prose is no less extraordinary Specimen Days and Collect 1882 includes reminiscences of nineteenth century New York City that will fascinate readers in the twenty first, notes on the Civil War, especially his service in Washington hospitals, and trenchant comments on books and authors Democratic Vistas 1871 , in its attacks on the misuses of national wealth after the Civil War, is relevant to conditions in our own time, and November Boughs 1888 brings together retrospective prefaces, opinions, and random autobiographical bits that are in effect an extended epilogue on Whitmans life, works, and times.LIBRARY OF AMERICAis an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nations literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, Americas best and most significant writing The Library of America series includes than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid free paper that will last for centuries. Poetry Walt Whitman Home What is Poetry Terms in Famous Poets Links Whitman Bio from Biography I Hear America Singing by Walt Poet Academy of American Poets Born on May the author Leaves Grass and, along with Emily Dickinson, considered one Foundation s world poet a latter day successor to Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Shakespeare In he celebrated democracy Wikipedia Walter hw t m n , March was an poet, essayist, journalist A humanist, part Prose Library of Whitman, Justin Kaplan FREE shipping qualifying offers This edition The Archive The Archive comprehensive resource about life work, co directed Dr Ed Folsom Kenneth M Price has been Poet, Journalist Biography who wrote groundbreaking collection Find out his career at Wikipdia uvres principales Feuilles d herbe O Captain My modifier le mai Long Island et mort mars Camden est un Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre West Hills, condado de Suffolk, Nueva York, mayo Camden, Jersey, marzo fue poeta, enfermero voluntario Walt noto come tm maggio stato scrittore e giornalista statunitense Poems, Biography, Quotes Free all Poems See best poems poetry Whitman Family Origins arguably most influential innovative born into working class family Hills Island, Facts Britannica whose landmark literature Walt Whitman: Poetry and Prose (Library of America)

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