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Whitman, Walt 1819-1892

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Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )

1,665 editions published between 1717 and 2015 in 35 languages and held by 23,589 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
Complete poetry and collected prose by Walt Whitman( Book )

60 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in English and held by 4,392 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
Leaves of grass, and selected prose by Walt Whitman( Book )

64 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collector's edition of ninteenth-century American poet Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass," first published in 1855, with reproductions of letters, portraits, and illustrations from the archives of The New York Public Library
Walt Whitman's Civil War by Walt Whitman( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,269 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 )

45 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of twenty-six poems and excerpts from longer poems by the renowned nineteenth-century poet
Six American poets : an anthology by joel, editor Conarroe( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,138 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 )

71 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems of Walt Whitman
Prefaces and prologues to famous books, with introductions, notes and illustrations by Charles W Eliot( Book )

17 editions published between 1910 and 2004 in English and held by 911 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 )

14 editions published between 1904 and 1983 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1842 and 2007 in English and held by 866 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 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democratic vistas, and other papers by Walt Whitman( Book )

72 editions published between 1871 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1871, Democratic Vistas is perhaps Walt Whitman's most important prose work. Disenchanted with the pervasive corruption during the period of Reconstruction, he examines democracy and its problems during this era, arguing for a balance between individualism and democracy, and ultimately expressing his belief in the triumph of the democratic ideal
Leaves of grass : a textual variorum of the printed poems by Walt Whitman( Book )

26 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea symphony; for soprano and baritone soli, chorus and orchestra by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

53 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I hear America singing by Walt Whitman( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and Swedish and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whitman's famous poem, accompanied by linoleum-cut illustrations, depicts people at work all over an earlier America
Walt Whitman's songs of male intimacy and love : "Live oak, with moss" and "Calamus" by Walt Whitman( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 182 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
Walt Whitman reconsidered by Richard Volney Chase( Book )

24 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whitman and Rolleston; a correspondence by Walt Whitman( Book )

25 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman by Richard Volney Chase( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman - American Writers 9 was first published in 1961. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions
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Gualterius Whitman

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Complete poetry and collected proseLeaves of grass, and selected proseWalt Whitman's Civil WarWalt WhitmanLeaves of grassPrefaces and prologues to famous books, with introductions, notes and illustrationsFranklin Evans, or The inebriate : a tale of the timesDemocratic vistas, and other papers