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Author: Walt Whitman; Steven Schroeder
Publisher: Minneapolis : Race Point Publishing, 2018.
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First published in 1855 with Whitman's own money, Leaves of Grass is a highly sensual collection of verses that became a monument to American poetry. The journalist, philosopher, clerk, and Civil War nurse spent the following four decades revising and expanding the work from twelve poems to a massive four-hundred-poem compilation. Celebrating nature and human sexuality with explicit imagery, his poetry was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Whitman, Walt.
Leaves of Grass.
Minneapolis : Race Point Publishing, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman; Steven Schroeder
ISBN: 9780760362754 0760362750
OCLC Number: 1030818013
Notes: AN ARMY CORPS ON THE MARCH.
Description: 1 online resource (495 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; INSCRIPTIONS; ONE'S-SELF ISING; AS IPONDER'D IN SILENCE; IN CABIN'D SHIPS AT SEA; TO FOREIGN LANDS; TO A HISTORIAN; FOR HIM ISING; WHEN IREAD THE BOOK; BEGINNING MY STUDIES; TO THEE, OLD CAUSE!; STARTING FROM PAUMANOK; THE SHIP STARTING; UNFOLDED OUT OF THE FOLDS; TO YOU; WALT WHITMAN; LAWS FOR CREATIONS; VISOR'D; CHILDREN OF ADAM; TO THE GARDEN, THE WORLD; FROM PENT-UP ACHING RIVERS; I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC; A WOMAN WAITS FOR ME; SPONTANEOUS ME; ONE HOUR TO MADNESS AND JOY; WE TWO-HOW LONG WE WERE FOOL'D. OUT OF THE ROLLING OCEAN, THE CROWDNATIVE MOMENTS; ONCE IPASS'D THROUGH A POPULOUS CITY; FACING WEST FROM CALIFORNIA'S SHORES; AGES AND AGES, RETURNING AT INTERVALS; O HYMEN! OHYMENEE!; AS ADAM, EARLY IN THE MORNING; I HEARD YOU, SOLEMN-SWEET PIPES OF THE ORGAN; I AM HE THAT ACHES WITH LOVE; TO HIM THAT WAS CRUCIFIED; PERFECTIONS; CALAMUS; IN PATHS UNTRODDEN; SCENTED HERBAGE OF MY BREAST; WHOEVER YOU ARE, HOLDING ME NOW IN HAND; THESE I, SINGING IN SPRING; A SONG; NOT HEAVING FROM MY RIBB'D BREAST ONLY; OF THE TERRIBLE DOUBT OF APPEARANCES; THE BASE OF ALL METAPHYSICS; RECORDERS AGES HENCE. WHEN IHEARD AT THE CLOSE OF THE DAYARE YOU THE NEW PERSON DRAWN TOWARD ME?; ROOTS AND LEAVES THEMSELVES ALONE; NOT HEAT FLAMES UP AND CONSUMES; TRICKLE, DROPS; CITY OF ORGIES; BEHOLD THIS SWARTHY FACE; I SAW IN LOUISIANA A LIVE-OAK GROWING; TO A STRANGER; THIS MOMENT, YEARNING AND THOUGHTFUL; I HEAR IT WAS CHARGED AGAINST ME; THE PRAIRIE-GRASS DIVIDING; WE TWO BOYS TOGETHER CLINGING; A PROMISE TO CALIFORNIA; HERE THE FRAILEST LEAVES OF ME; WHEN I PERUSE THE CONQUER'D FAME; WHAT THINK YOU ITAKE MY PEN IN HAND?; A GLIMPSE; NO LABOR-SAVING MACHINE; A LEAF FOR HAND IN HAND. TO THE EAST AND TO THE WESTEARTH! MY LIKENESS!; I DREAM'D IN A DREAM; FAST ANCHOR'D, ETERNAL, OLOVE!; SOMETIMES WITH ONE ILOVE; THAT SHADOW, MY LIKENESS; AMONG THE MULTITUDE; TO A WESTERN BOY; O YOU WHOM IOFTEN AND SILENTLY COME; FULL OF LIFE, NOW; SALUT AU MONDE!; A CHILD'S AMAZE; THE RUNNER; BEAUTIFUL WOMEN; MOTHER AND BABE; THOUGHT; AMERICAN FEUILLAGE; SONG OF THE BROAD-AXE; SONG OF THE OPEN ROAD; I SIT AND LOOK OUT; ME IMPERTURBE; AS ILAY WITH MY HEAD IN YOUR LAP, CAMERADO; CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY; WITH ANTECEDENTS; THE ANSWERER; NOW LIST TO MY MORNING'S ROMANZA; THE INDICATIONS. POETS TO COMEI HEAR AMERICA SINGING; THE CITY DEAD-HOUSE; A FARM-PICTURE; CAROL OF OCCUPATIONS; THOUGHTS; THE SLEEPERS; CAROL OF WORDS; AH POVERTIES, WINCINGS, AND SULKY RETREATS; A BOSTON BALLAD; YEAR OF METEORS; A BROADWAY PAGEANT; THOUGHT; THERE WAS A CHILD WENT FORTH; LONGINGS FOR HOME; YOU FELONS ON TRIAL IN COURTS; TO A COMMON PROSTITUTE; I WAS LOOKING A LONG WHILE; TO A PRESIDENT; TO THE STATES; DRUM-TAPS; DRUM-TAPS; 1861; BEAT! BEAT! DRUMS!; FROM PAUMANOK STARTING I FLY LIKE A BIRD; RISE, ODAYS, FROM YOUR FATHOMLESS DEEPS; CITY OF SHIPS; THE CENTENARIAN'S STORY.

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First published in 1855 with Whitman's own money, Leaves of Grass is a highly sensual collection of verses that became a monument to American poetry. The journalist, philosopher, clerk, and Civil War nurse spent the following four decades revising and expanding the work from twelve poems to a massive four-hundred-poem compilation. Celebrating nature and human sexuality with explicit imagery, his poetry was controversial but also drew high praise from the likes of Alfred Tennyson and D.H. Lawrence, who called him the "greatest modern poet." With its sensuous and highly imaginative free-form ve.

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