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Leaves of grass

Author: Walt Whitman; David S Reynolds
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 150th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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"I celebrate myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease ... observing a spear of summer grass." So begins Leaves of Grass, the first great American poem and indeed, to this day, the greatest and most essentially American poem in all our national literature. The publication of Leaves of Grass in July 1855  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Leaves of grass.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004026509
(OCoLC)56950778
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Whitman; David S Reynolds
ISBN: 9781322817477 1322817472 9780199727216 019972721X
OCLC Number: 932050558
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 167 pages) : portraits
Contents: Leaves of Grass; Afterword ; Reviews of the 1855 Edition of Leaves of Grass; Ralph Waldo Emerson's Letter to Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman's Letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Other Titles: Walt Whitman's Leaves of grass
Responsibility: [by Walt Whitman] ; edited and with a new afterword by David S. Reynolds.
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'I greet you at the beginning of a great career.' Letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Walt Whitman, 1855 'The most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed.' Read more...

 
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