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Walt Whitman : selected poems, 1855-1892 : a new edition

Author: Walt Whitman; Gary Schmidgall
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this provocative edition, Whitman biographer Gary Schmidgall presents more than 200 of Whitman's finest poems, written during the creative and sexual prime of his life. Line drawings. 7 photos.
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Genre/Form: Collections
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman; Gary Schmidgall
ISBN: 0312206194 9780312206192
OCLC Number: 40848673
Description: xxviii, 530 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Leaves of grass (1855) --
Leaves of grass (1856) --
Leaves of grass (1860) --
Drum-taps (1865) --
Sequel to Drum-taps (1865-66) --
Leaves of grass (1867) --
Leaves of grass (1871-72) --
As a strong bird on pinions free (1872) --
Two rivulets (1876, Companion to centennial edition) --
Leaves of grass (1881) --
November boughs (1888, Sands at seventy) --
Leaves of grass (1891-92, annex: Good-bye my fancy) --
Appendices. Poems published before Leaves or posthumously ; Significant passages from Whitman manuscripts ; Whitman's observations on Leaves of grass, 1888-92 ; Contemporary reviews of Leaves of grass --
A Whitman chronology.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: edited by Gary Schmidgall.
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This anthology presents over 200 of Whitman's finest poems. The editor focuses on the exuberant, uncensored poems Whitman wrote in the prime of his life, before he became America's respectable,  Read more...

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