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Walt Whitman, an American : a study in biography

Author: Henry Seidel Canby
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1943.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961.
Walt Whitman, an American.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1943
(OCoLC)575310827
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Seidel Canby
ISBN: 0837134218 9780837134215
OCLC Number: 728994
Description: viii pages, 1 leaf, 381 pages XVI plates (1 double, including frontispiece, portraits) on 9 leaves 22 cm
Contents: Paumanok --
Brooklyn ferry --
Spiritual climate --
'What do you hear Walt Whitman? ... What do you see Walt Whitman?' --
'Over the roofs of the world' --
'Walt Whitman, a kosmos, of Manhattan the son' --
'The open road' --
'House-building, measuring, sawing the boards' --
'Out of the cradle endlessly rocking' --
'The American poem' --
'We have positively arrived' --
'I sit and look out' --
'Camerado, I give you my hand' --
'Are you the new person drawn toward me?' --
'The people sprawl with yearning, aimless hands' --
'It is a man, flushed and full-blooded --
it is I' --
'Children of Adam' --
'Here the frailest leaves of me' --
'Long too long America ... you learn'd from joys and prosperity only' --
'To sit by the wounded and soothe them, or silently watch the dead' --
'O powerful Western fallen star!' --
'I was looking a long while for intentions' --
'Sail forth --
steer for the deep waters only' --
'Shut not your doors to me proud libraries' --
'Old poor, and paralyzed, I thank thee' --
'Ah you foes that in conflict have overcome me' --
'I hear America singing' --
'Who learns my lesson complete?' --
'Who touches this touches a man' --
'Good-bye my fancy'.
Responsibility: by Henry Seidel Canby ...

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