The Portable Walt Whitman

The Portable Walt Whitman

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When Walt Whitman self-published Leaves of Grass in 1855 it was a slim volume of twelve poems and he was a journalist and poet from Long Island, little-known but full of ambition and poetic fire. To give a new voice to the new nation shaken by civil war, he spent his entire life revising and adding to the work, but his initial act of bravado in answering Ralph Waldo Emerson's call for a national poet has made Whitman the quintessential American writer. This rich… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin Classic (December 30, 2003)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 608 pages

File size: 469 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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