Walt Whitman

Walter "Walt" Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works.
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Complete Poems of Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman
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With an Introduction and Bibliography by Stephen Matterson Trinity College Dublin. Walt Whitmans verse gave the poetry of America a distinctive national voice. It reflects the unique vitality of the new nation the vastness of the land and the emergence of a sometimes troubled consciousness communicated in language and idiom regarded by many at the time as shocking. Whitmans poems are organic and free flowing fit into no previously defined genre and skilfully combine autobiographical soci  read more
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Leaves of Grass 9780199539000 by Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman
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Whitman is today regarded as Americas Homer or Dante and his work the touchstone for literary originality in the New World. In Leaves of Grass he abandoned the rules of traditional poetry breaking the standard metred line discarding the obligatory rhyming scheme and using the vernacular. Emily Dickinson condemned his sexual and physiological allusions as disgraceful but Emerson saw the book as the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed. A century  read more
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Song of Myself by Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman
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Do I contradict myself Very well then I contradict myself. I am large I contain multitudes. Abundant ecstatic generous courageous this is the first American epic poem a celebration of selfhood and a catalogue of nineteenthcentury American life of all ages and races. Revolutionary in style and controversial in content when it was first published in 1855 Whitmans masterwork has since inspired generations with its intoxicating rhythms and images and its inclusive praiseful joy. The O  read more
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Drum Taps: The Complete Civil War Poems by Walt Whitman, James M. McPherson
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The Patriotic Poems of Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman
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Civil War Poetry and Prose (Dover Thrift) by Walt Whitman
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Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions) by Walt Whitman
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Leaves of Grass (Oxford World's Classics) by Walt Whitman
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Penny Poets XXVII Poems By Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman
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60 pages. Orange pictorial card cover with black lettering. Pages are moderately tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some creased corners and foxing. Rust marks to page edges. Binding has remained firm. Card is lightly rub worn and thumbed with some light shelf wear to edges and corners, creases to corners. With some sunning to spine and edges. Some damage to spine ends.  read more
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Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
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1964. 430 pages. Paperback rated as Very Good - Cards, pages, and binding are better than usually found for this title and publication year. World of Rare Books specializes in old and hard-to-find titles.  read more
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Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
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2009. 184 pages. No dust jacket, Folio edition with slipcase. Quarter green leather bound to green boards, with gilt lettering. Illustrated by Abigail Rorer. B&W illustrations throughout. Clean pages with firm binding. Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Slipcase is good, with mild wear and soiling to boards. Noticeable dark mark on base.  read more
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