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Leaves of grass

Author: Walt Whitman; Gay Wilson Allen
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 1980.
Series: Signet classic.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American poet Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, is a collection of poems notable for its frank delight in and praise of the senses, during a time when such candid displays were considered immoral. Where much previous poetry, especially English, relied on symbolism, allegory, and meditation on the religious and spiritual, Leaves of Grass exalted the body and the material world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman; Gay Wilson Allen
ISBN: 0451524853 9780451524850
OCLC Number: 34602440
Description: 432 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Signet classic.
Responsibility: Walt Whitman ; with an introduction by Gay Wilson Allen.

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American poet Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, is a collection of poems notable for its frank delight in and praise of the senses, during a time when such candid displays were considered immoral. Where much previous poetry, especially English, relied on symbolism, allegory, and meditation on the religious and spiritual, Leaves of Grass exalted the body and the material world.

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