Leaves Of Grass And Other Writings by Walt WhitmanLeaves Of Grass And Other Writings by Walt Whitman

Leaves Of Grass And Other Writings

byWalt Whitman

Paperback | March 7, 2002

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Following the texts is an album of portraits of Whitman, as well as "Whitman on His Art," a collection of Whitman's statements about his role as a poet taken from his notebooks, letters, conversations, and newspaper articles.While continuing to provide leading commentary on Whitman by major twentieth-century poets and critics, among them D. H. Lawrence, William Carlos Williams, and Randall Jarrell, this revised edition adds important commentary by Whitman contemporaries Henry David Thoreau, Fanny Fern, Henry James, and Oscar Wilde, among others. An entirely new section of recent criticism includes six essays--by David S. Reynolds, Karen Sanchez-Eppler, John Irwin, Allen Grossman, Betsy Erkkila, and Michael Moon--that reflect both the continuing historicist mainstream of Whitman literary interpretation and influential recent work in gender and sexuality studies.The volume also includes a Chronology, a Selected Bibliography, and an Index of Titles.
Walt Whitman was born on Long Island and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the son of a carpenter. He left school when he was 11 years old to take a variety of jobs. By the time he was 15, Whitman was living on his own in New York City, working as a printer and writing short pieces for newspapers. He spent a few years teaching, but most of...
Title:Leaves Of Grass And Other WritingsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:919 pages, 9.3 × 5.65 × 1.1 inShipping dimensions:9.3 × 5.65 × 1.1 inPublished:March 7, 2002Publisher:W.W. Norton & CompanyLanguage:English

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Date published: 2017-12-17
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