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Complete poetry and collected prose

Verfasser/in: Walt Whitman
Verlag: New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States : Distributed by Viking Press, ©1982.
Serien: Library of America, 3.
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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  Weiterlesen…
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Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Complete poetry and collected prose.
New York : Literary Classics of the United States : Distributed by the Viking Press, c1982
(OCoLC)760161253
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Walt Whitman
ISBN: 094045002X 9780940450028 0521262151 9780521262156
OCLC-Nummer: 8034382
Anmerkungen: Includes indexes.
"Contents: Each section has its own table of contents."
Beschreibung: 1380 p. ; 21 cm.
Inhalt: Leaves of grass (1855) --
Leaves of grass (1891-1892) --
Complete prose works (1892) --
Specimen days --
Collect --
Notes left over --
Pieces in early youth --
November boughs --
Good-bye my fancy --
Memoranda --
Supplementary prose.
Serientitel: Library of America, 3.
Andere Titel Works.
Walt Whitman
Poetry and prose
Whitman, poetry and prose
Verfasserangabe: Walt Whitman.
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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.

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