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Walt Whitman, a life

Author: Justin Kaplan
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Walt Whitman providing insight into his childhood, relationships, career, and major written works. Focuses on the ways in which Whitman expressed his philosophies and ideologies in his everyday life and poetry. Includes several photographs taken from throughout Whitman's life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kaplan, Justin.
Walt Whitman, a life.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1980
(OCoLC)644051331
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Kaplan
ISBN: 0671225421 9780671225421
OCLC Number: 6305249
Description: 432 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mickle Street --
Burial \hHouse --
"Mother, father, water, earth, me" --
"The shadow and the light of a young man's soul" --
"This is the city and I am one of the citizens" --
"The word final, superior to all ... what is it?" --
Manifest destiny --
Wonderland --
Phalanxes --
Illuminations --
"The beginning of a great career" --
"The ocean of life" --
Meteors --
"America, brought to hospital in her fair youth" --
Good gray poet --
Passages --
Timber Creek.
Responsibility: Justin Kaplan.

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A biography of Walt Whitman providing insight into his childhood, relationships, career, and major written works. Focuses on the ways in which Whitman expressed his philosophies and ideologies in his everyday life and poetry. Includes several photographs taken from throughout Whitman's life.

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