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Leaves of Grass: First and "Death-Bed" Editions (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
Walt Whitman
1593080832
January 2005
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
As scholarship has made its importance to American letters more manifest, editions of the 1855 version of Whitman's masterpiece have multiplied. This one, prepared in honor of the poem's 150th anniversary, will be hard to beat. Edited by major Americanist Reynolds (Walt Whitman's America, etc.), it comes as close as possible, without being a facsimile, to reproducing Whitman's original text, which he famously self-published. The familiar litho of the young rough with open collar opens the book, and Reynold's terrific and informative afterword closes it, along with contemporary reviews (some written by Whitman himself) and Emerson's famous letter ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career..."). Those who know Whitman only through the beautiful but bloated 1892 "deathbed" edition of Leaves of Grass will find...


Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass: 150th Anniversary Edition
Walt Whitman
0195183428
April 2005
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
As scholarship has made its importance to American letters more manifest, editions of the 1855 version of Whitman's masterpiece have multiplied. This one, prepared in honor of the poem's 150th anniversary, will be hard to beat. Edited by major Americanist Reynolds (Walt Whitman's America, etc.), it comes as close as possible, without being a facsimile, to reproducing Whitman's original text, which he famously self-published. The familiar litho of the young rough with open collar opens the book, and Reynold's terrific and informative afterword closes it, along with contemporary reviews (some written by Whitman himself) and Emerson's famous letter ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career..."). Those who know Whitman only through the beautiful but bloated 1892 "deathbed" edition of Leaves of Grass will find...


Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman
0553211161
June 1983
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
As scholarship has made its importance to American letters more manifest, editions of the 1855 version of Whitman's masterpiece have multiplied. This one, prepared in honor of the poem's 150th anniversary, will be hard to beat. Edited by major Americanist Reynolds (Walt Whitman's America, etc.), it comes as close as possible, without being a facsimile, to reproducing Whitman's original text, which he famously self-published. The familiar litho of the young rough with open collar opens the book, and Reynold's terrific and informative afterword closes it, along with contemporary reviews (some written by Whitman himself) and Emerson's famous letter ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career..."). Those who know Whitman only through the beautiful but bloated 1892 "deathbed" edition of Leaves of Grass will find...


Leaves of Grass (Collector's Library)
Walt Whitman
0760757828
August 2004
Hardcover
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Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman
0679783423
Nov 2000
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
As scholarship has made its importance to American letters more manifest, editions of the 1855 version of Whitman's masterpiece have multiplied. This one, prepared in honor of the poem's 150th anniversary, will be hard to beat. Edited by major Americanist Reynolds (Walt Whitman's America, etc.), it comes as close as possible, without being a facsimile, to reproducing Whitman's original text, which he famously self-published. The familiar litho of the young rough with open collar opens the book, and Reynold's terrific and informative afterword closes it, along with contemporary reviews (some written by Whitman himself) and Emerson's famous letter ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career..."). Those who know Whitman only through the beautiful but bloated 1892 "deathbed" edition of Leaves of Grass will find...


Leaves of Grass and Other Writings (A Norton Critical Edition)
Walt Whitman
0393974960
February 2002
Textbook Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
As scholarship has made its importance to American letters more manifest, editions of the 1855 version of Whitman's masterpiece have multiplied. This one, prepared in honor of the poem's 150th anniversary, will be hard to beat. Edited by major Americanist Reynolds (Walt Whitman's America, etc.), it comes as close as possible, without being a facsimile, to reproducing Whitman's original text, which he famously self-published. The familiar litho of the young rough with open collar opens the book, and Reynold's terrific and informative afterword closes it, along with contemporary reviews (some written by Whitman himself) and Emerson's famous letter ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career..."). Those who know Whitman only through the beautiful but bloated 1892 "deathbed" edition of Leaves of Grass will find...


Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman
014303927X
July 2005
(Paperback) - Anniv. Ed.
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From Publishers Weekly
As scholarship has made its importance to American letters more manifest, editions of the 1855 version of Whitman's masterpiece have multiplied. This one, prepared in honor of the poem's 150th anniversary, will be hard to beat. Edited by major Americanist Reynolds (Walt Whitman's America, etc.), it comes as close as possible, without being a facsimile, to reproducing Whitman's original text, which he famously self-published. The familiar litho of the young rough with open collar opens the book, and Reynold's terrific and informative afterword closes it, along with contemporary reviews (some written by Whitman himself) and Emerson's famous letter ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career..."). Those who know Whitman only through the beautiful but bloated 1892 "deathbed" edition of Leaves of Grass will find...


Walt Whitman: Words for America
Barbara Kerley
0439357918
October 2004
Hardcover
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From School Library Journal
Starred Review. Grade 4 Up–An exuberant picture-book biography that focuses on Whitman's formative years and his selfless work as a Civil War nurse. Delightfully old-fashioned in design, its oversized pages are replete with graceful illustrations and snippets of poetry. The brilliantly inventive paintings add vibrant testimonial to the nuanced text. Kerley likens the poet's restless energy to the nation itself: "Walt wrote poems as free-ranging as his big robust country. More than anything, he hoped to become the voice of America." When the conflict begins, the artist supplies a somber-hued gallery of soldiers posed in their uniforms. As the war wears on, Kerley notes the fondness Whitman held for his embattled president, whom he'd often see on the streets of the capital. Forced to return home because...


Leaves of Grass (Maxnotes Literature Guides)
Walt Whitman
0878912274
Jan 1999
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
As scholarship has made its importance to American letters more manifest, editions of the 1855 version of Whitman's masterpiece have multiplied. This one, prepared in honor of the poem's 150th anniversary, will be hard to beat. Edited by major Americanist Reynolds (Walt Whitman's America, etc.), it comes as close as possible, without being a facsimile, to reproducing Whitman's original text, which he famously self-published. The familiar litho of the young rough with open collar opens the book, and Reynold's terrific and informative afterword closes it, along with contemporary reviews (some written by Whitman himself) and Emerson's famous letter ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career..."). Those who know Whitman only through the beautiful but bloated 1892 "deathbed" edition of Leaves of Grass will find...


A Treasury of Best-Loved Children's Poetry
Robin Lawrie (Illustrator)
0760759022
July 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
Allow your imagination to run wild! This wonderful collection of over sixty best loved poems comes from poets including Lewis Carroll, John Keats, Christina Rossetti, A. A. Milne, Robert Louis Stevenson, Walt Whitman, William Wordsworth and many more. Enchanting illustrations, that transport readers to a world of tigers, fairies and monsters, make this a treasury to be enjoyed by children of all ages.


Walt Whitman
David S. Reynolds
0195170091
Feb 2005
Hardcover
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From Booklist
Like Dickens, the most influential nineteenth-century English-language novelist, Whitman, the most influential nineteenth-century English-language poet, wasn't educated in literature or much interested in it. As Reynolds demonstrates, he was inspired by almost everything else in his busy, progressive era: politics; theater; singing (popular and operatic); oratory; photography; science (especially phrenology, the pseudoscience of descrying character and intelligence from the conformations of the skull); religion (nonsectarian and universalistic); and new (phrenological) thinking about sex, gender, and friendship. Reynolds emphasizes that Whitman was not homosexual or gay as that is now understood, despised the pornography of his time, feared masturbation and "impure" thoughts, and held what now would be called, at best, a...


Poems of the American Spirit
David Stanford Burr (Editor)
0760733120
October 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
Since the earliest days of America's history, poets have sought to express what it means to belong to a nation dedicated to liberty and democracy. From the lyricism of Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing" and the muscular rhythms of Carl Sandburg's "Chicago" to the memorable stanzas of "Casey at the Bat" and the rousing celebration of Wood Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land," Poems of the American Spirit presents the rich variety of the American experience and includes some of the greatest poetic works of Robert Frost, Henry Wadsworth Longfelow, Herman Melville, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, and many others....


Leaves of Grass (150th Anniversary Edition)
Walt Whitman
0451529731
Apr 2005
(Paperback) - Anniv. Ed.
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From Publishers Weekly
As scholarship has made its importance to American letters more manifest, editions of the 1855 version of Whitman's masterpiece have multiplied. This one, prepared in honor of the poem's 150th anniversary, will be hard to beat. Edited by major Americanist Reynolds (Walt Whitman's America, etc.), it comes as close as possible, without being a facsimile, to reproducing Whitman's original text, which he famously self-published. The familiar litho of the young rough with open collar opens the book, and Reynold's terrific and informative afterword closes it, along with contemporary reviews (some written by Whitman himself) and Emerson's famous letter ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career..."). Those who know Whitman only through the beautiful but bloated 1892 "deathbed" edition of Leaves of Grass will find...


Selected Poems of Walt Whitman to Anthology of American Literature
George McMichael
002379609X
Mar 1993
Paperback
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The publisher, Prentice-Hall Humanities/Social Science
For adopters who want to teach Whitman in the second semester and do not wish to copy his poetry from Volume I, an offprint of Whitman'spoetry is available for shrink-wrapping with Volume II at a cost of $1.50.


Poems of Vision and Prophecy
David Stanford Burr (Editor)
0760733147
October 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
Collection of poetry and essays ranging from the Bible to Ralph Waldo Emerson.


Poetry and Prose (Library of America)
Walt Whitman
094045002X
April 1982
Hardcover
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The New York Times
Beautiful and authoritative ... the most comprehensive volume ever published of the works of Walt Whitman.

Book Description
Contains the first and "deathbed" editions of "Leaves of Grass," and virtually all of Whitman's prose, with reminiscences of nineteenth-century New York City, notes on the Civil War, especially his service in Washington hospitals and glimpses of President Lincoln, and attacks on the misuses of national wealth after the war.

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Walt Whitman
Justin Kaplan
0060535113
July 2003
Paperback
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Book Description

Whitman's genius, passions, poetry, and androgynous sensibility entwined to create an exuberant life amid the turbulent American mid-nineteenth century. In vivid detail, Kaplan examines the mysterious selves of the enigmatic man who celebrated the freedom and dignity of the individual and sang the praises of democracy and the brotherhood of man.

About the Author
Justin Kaplan is also the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award. He is general editor of Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is married to the novelist Anne Bernays. They have three daughters and six grandchildren, and live in Cambridge and Truro, Massachusetts.



Essential Whitman
Walt Whitman
0060887923
Mar 2006
Paperback
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Book Description

From the introduction by Galway Kinnell:

The poems of Walt Whitman meant little to me when I read them in high school and college. Luckily, when I was teaching at the University of Grenoble in my late twenties, I was required to give a course on Whitman. My experience of Leaves of Grass then was intense. . . . Soon I understood that poetry could be transcendent, hymn-like, a cosmic song, and yet remain idolatrously attached to the creatures and things of our world. . . . Once again, as when I first began writing, it seemed it might be possible to say everything in poetry.

About the Author
Galway Kinnell lives in Vermont and New York City. He has been the director Of an adult education program in Chicago, a journalist in Iran, and a field worker for the Congress of...



Poetry for Young People: Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman
0806995300
June 1997
Hardcover
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From School Library Journal
Grade 5-9. An outstanding introduction to Whitman's life and work. This collection of 26 poems and excerpts from longer poems is prefaced by a biographical sketch and a description of the time period. Students will be impressed by the poet's daring departure from traditional metered and rhyming poetry. Levin guides readers into understanding the importance of Whitman's oeuvre. He introduces each selection with pertinent information about its relevance to a larger work, its relationship to Whitman's beliefs, or the symbolism within it. Words that students might find difficult are defined at the bottom of the page. Beginning with the patriotic "I Hear America Singing," the collection includes excerpts from "Song of Myself," "O Captain! My Captain!," poems from Leaves of Grass, and a variety of other...

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