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A reader"s guide to Walt Whitman

by Gay Wilson Allen

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whitman, Walt, -- 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gay Wilson Allen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 234 p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17728537M
    ISBN 100374901473

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    In Whitman had a stroke. He moved to Camden, New Jersey, to stay with George. He released several more editions of Leaves of Grass before he died on Ma Biography provided by Stern, Jerome H. "Whitman, Walt ()." The New Book of Knowledge. Grolier Online, Web. 27 Oct. The Walt Whitman Reader book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A fresh new look at the finest works of world literature at /5(6).

    Bloom refers to Walt Whitman as, in every good sense, our national poet. This title examines numerous poems from the author, including "Song of Myself," "The Sleepers," "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," and more.3/5(1). “Song of Myself” is a poem by Walt Whitman. Originally published in , Whitman considerably revised and expanded it over the subsequent decades. In , it was released in its final form as part of the last edition of the collection Leaves of Grass. The final version of “Song of Myself” is considered by scholars to be a definitive.


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This Readers' Guide assembles some of the most important critical writings about Walt Whitman in order to demonstrate how critical debate about him has reflected changing perceptions of America itself. Starting with early reviews, the guide moves through essays that elevate Whitman to America's spokesman, its "good gray poet", and closes with essays that discuss Whitman 5/5(1).

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Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman (–). Although the first edition was published inWhitman spent most of his professional life writing and re-writing Leaves of Grass, revising it multiple times until his death. This resulted in vastly different editions over four decades—the first, a small book of twelve poems and the.

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