Essential Walt Whitman Cd by Walt WhitmanEssential Walt Whitman Cd by Walt Whitman

Essential Walt Whitman Cd

byWalt Whitman

Audio Book (CD) | June 3, 2008

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A poem by Whitman may be whoops and hollers, or beating of drums, or the ebb of the tide singing to itself among the stones, or laments in the night or cries of ecstasy. Indeed, Whitman was the wind which blew poetry from its moorings in tradition and sent it into fresher waters; his poems celebrating the grandness of the human condition are cadenced for the voice and meant to be spoken aloud. In this recording drawn from the Caedmon archives, reader Ed Begley, Sr. performs selections from Whitman’s lifelong work, Leaves of Grass.

Walt Whitman was born on Long Island, New York in 1819. He spent most of his early life in Brooklyn where he served as editor for a number of newspapers for brief periods. His first major work, Leaves of Grass, was published in 1855 and was subsequently published in nine enlarged editions throughout his lifetime. In 1862 in the midst o...
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Title:Essential Walt Whitman CdFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 3, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061566411

ISBN - 13:9780061566417

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