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Leaves of grass

Author: Walt Whitman
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 1993.
Series: Barnes & Noble classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As energetic and diverse as the American life it describes, Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass has been loved by generations for its celebration of a brash young nation and one man's exuberant spirit. First published at the author's expense in 1955, this collection of poems was revised and enlarged throughout Whitman's lifetime, and is presented here in the final or "Deathbed edition" of 1892.
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Genre/Form: American poetry
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman
ISBN: 1566193044 9781566193047
OCLC Number: 32772815
Description: 488 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Inscriptions: Includes: I hear America singing --
Starting from Paumanok --
Song of myself ; Children of Adam: Includes: I sing the body electric --
Calamus: Includes: I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing --
Salut au monde! --
Song of the open road --
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry --
Song of the answerer --
Our old feuillage --
A song of joys --
Song of the broad-axe --
Song of the Exposition --
Song of the redwood-tree --
A song for occupations --
A song of the rolling earth --
Youth, day, old age, and night ; Birds of passage: Includes: Pioneers! O pioneers! --
A Broadway pageant ; Sea drift: Includes: Out of the cradle endlessly rocking --
As I ebb'd with the ocean of life. By the roadside: Includes: When I heard the learn'd astronomer ; Drum-taps: Includes: Song of the banner at daybreak --
The wound-dresser --
Give me the splendid silent sun ; Memories of President Lincoln: Includes: When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd --
O captain! My captain! --
By blue Ontario's shore --
Reversals ; Autumn rivulets: Includes: There was a child went forth --
Passage to India --
Prayer of Columbus --
The sleepers --
Transpositions --
To think of time ; Whispers of heavenly death: Includes: A noiseless patient spider --
Thou mother with thy equal brood --
A Paumanok picture ; From noon to starry night: Includes: Faces --
The mystic trumpeter ; Songs of parting: Includes: Song at sunset ; Sands at seventy: Includes: Fancies at Navesink ; Good-bye my fancy ; Old age echoes ; Rejected poems.
Series Title: Barnes & Noble classics.
Responsibility: Walt Whitman.

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As energetic and diverse as the American life it describes, Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass has been loved by generations for its celebration of a brash young nation and one man's exuberant spirit. First published at the author's expense in 1955, this collection of poems was revised and enlarged throughout Whitman's lifetime, and is presented here in the final or "Deathbed edition" of 1892.

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