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Whitman illuminated : song of myself

Author: Walt Whitman; Allen Crawford
Publisher: Portland, Oregon & Brooklyn, New York : Tin House Books, Printed in China 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Walt Whitman's iconic Leaves of grass has earned a reputation as a sacred American text, so it's fitting that artist and illustrator Allen Crawford has illuminated--like the holy scriptures of medieval monks--the core of Whitman's masterpiece, "Song of myself". Crawford's handwritten text and illustrations intermingle in a way that's both surprising and wholly in tune with the spirit of the poem--exuberant, rough,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Illustrations
Named Person: Walt Whitman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman; Allen Crawford
ISBN: 9781935639787 1935639781
OCLC Number: 858602951
Description: 6 unnumbered pages, 11 pages, 235 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Song of myself
Responsibility: illustrated by Allen Crawford.

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"Walt Whitman's iconic Leaves of grass has earned a reputation as a sacred American text, so it's fitting that artist and illustrator Allen Crawford has illuminated--like the holy scriptures of medieval monks--the core of Whitman's masterpiece, "Song of myself". Crawford's handwritten text and illustrations intermingle in a way that's both surprising and wholly in tune with the spirit of the poem--exuberant, rough, and wild."--Book jacket.

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