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Whitman, Walt 1819-1892

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Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )

2,176 editions published between 1717 and 2017 in 33 languages and held by 22,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." Ralph Waldo Emerson found it "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet produced." Published at the author's expense on July 4, 1855, Leaves of Grass inaugurated a new voice and style into American letters and gave expression to an optimistic, bombastic vision that took the nation as its subject
Complete poetry and collected prose by Walt Whitman( Book )

49 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the most comprehensive volume of Walt Whitman (1819-1892) ever published. It includes all of his poetry and what he considered his complete prose. This 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, that prompted Emerson's 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 author's poetic theories, were the first stage of a massive, lifelong work. Six editions and some thirty-seven years later Leaves of Grass had become one of the central volumes in the history of world poetry. Each edition involved revisions of earlier poems and the incorporation of new ones. In 1856, for example, he added such poems as "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry" and "Spontaneous Me"; in the third edition (1860) "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking" and two new sections, "Calamus" and "Children of Adam". In the fourth (1867) he incorporated the Civil War poems published a few years earlier as Drum-Taps and Sequel to Drum-Taps, including the poems on the death of Lincoln, notably "When Lilacs Last in the Door Yard Bloom'd." And so it went, a triumphant progress, hailed by Emerson, Thoreau, Rossetti and others, but also, as with the sixth edition in 1881-82, beset by charges of obscenity for such poems as "A Woman Waits for Me." Printed here is the final, the great culminating edition of 1891-92, the last supervised by Whitman himself just before his death. Whitman's prose is no less extraordinary. Specimen Days and Collect (1882) includes reminiscences of nineteenth-century New York City that will fascinate readers in the twentieth, 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, random autobiographical bits that are in effect an extended epilogue on Whitman's life, works, and times. Here it all is, the complete Whitman-elegiac, comic, furtive, outrageous-the most innovative and original of American authors
Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman( Book )

135 editions published between 1883 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of twenty-six poems and excerpts from longer poems by the renowned nineteenth-century poet
Walt Whitman's Civil War by Walt Whitman( Book )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of notes, letters and poems written by Whitman during the war--New York herald tribune lively arts
A sea symphony by Ralph Vaughan Williams( Recording )

51 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaves of grass, and selected prose by Walt Whitman( Book )

78 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Walt Whitman (1819-92) approached his poetic career with high expectations. He dared to hope that he might become the poet of America. For many years the reception was cool enough to shake even Whitman's boundless optimism. But the twentieth century has justified him. We now recognize Whitman not only as a major writer, but as unique among American poets for his innovativeness, for his influence on world literature, and for the fullness with which he expressed American values."--Lawrence Buell, from the introduction. Donated by Prabu Vasan
Complete poetry and selected prose by Walt Whitman( Book )

24 editions published between 1938 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representative writings of the nineteenth-century American poet and philosopher are supplemented by textual notes
Six American poets : an anthology by Joel Conarroe( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of 247 memorable poems by six of America's greatest poets encompasses the works of Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, William Carlos Williams, Wallace Stevens, Robert Frost, and Langston Hughes
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Recording )

80 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems of Walt Whitman
Selected poems by Walt Whitman( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloom, author of "The Western Canon" and one of the world's most renowned literary critics, surveys Walt Whitman's vast poetic work, from early notebook fragments of "Song of Myself" to the late poems of "Good-bye My Fancy."
Leaves of grass: authoritative texts, prefaces, Whitman on his art, criticism by Walt Whitman( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to Leaves of Grass the text includes other poetic works by Whitman together with reviews by critics and poets
Prefaces and prologues to famous books, with introductions, notes and illustrations by Charles W Eliot( Book )

19 editions published between 1910 and 2004 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prefaces, mainly from English works, from Caxton to H.A. Taine
The selected poems of Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman( Book )

15 editions published between 1904 and 1983 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin Evans, or The inebriate : a tale of the times by Walt Whitman( Book )

26 editions published between 1842 and 2007 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Less a novel than a prohibition tract in fiction, its clich-even-then story is that of an innocent from Whitman's native Long Island and his corruption by the music halls and taverns of New York City. It ends with the hero sagely advising that every young man should marry as soon as possible, and have a home of his own
The artistic legacy of Walt Whitman; a tribute to Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Walt Whitman( Book )

113 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-two Walt Whitman poems, including "Birds of Passage," "A Glimpse," "Sometimes with One I Love," and "Whispers of Heavenly Death."
Democratic vistas, and other papers by Walt Whitman( Book )

83 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A major work of comparative politics and letters, Democratic Vistas was first published in 1871. The poet explains a number of political topics, like the Louisiana Purchase and its influence on the "American spirit." Whitman also touches on the Industrial Revolution and literary and artistic Modernism
Leaves of grass : a textual variorum of the printed poems by Walt Whitman( Book )

20 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of Walt Whitman (Leaves of grass) by Walt Whitman( Book )

34 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman's songs of male intimacy and love : "Live oak, with moss" and "Calamus" by Walt Whitman( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume includes Whitman's handwritten manuscript version of the twelve "Live oak, with moss" poems along side with a print transcription of these poems on the opposite page, followed by a facsimile of the original version of the "Calamus" poems published in the 1860-61 edition of Leaves of grass, and a reprint of the final version of the "Calamus" poems in the 1881 edition of Leaves of grass
 
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Gualterius Whitman

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Complete poetry and collected proseWalt WhitmanWalt Whitman's Civil WarLeaves of grass, and selected proseComplete poetry and selected proseLeaves of grassSelected poemsLeaves of grass: authoritative texts, prefaces, Whitman on his art, criticism