Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass

byWalt Whitman

Kobo ebook | May 8, 2015

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Leaves of Grass' is the well-known poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitmanm, and is highly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of anyone with a passion for poetry.

Title:Leaves of GrassFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 8, 2015Publisher:Read Books Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1473374332

ISBN - 13:9781473374331


From the Author

This vintage book contains Walt Whitman’s seminal collection of poetry, "Leaves of Grass". Including various readings, together with first drafts of certain poems, rejected passages, and poems that were excluded from later editions, this book is highly recommended for fans of Whitman’s work. It would make for a worthy addition to any poetic collection. The verses include: “Sail out for Good, Eidólon Yacht!”, “Lingering Last Drops”, “Good-Bye My Fancy”, “On, On the Same, Ye Jocund Twain!”, “My 71st Year”, “Apparitions”, “The Pallid Wreath”, “An Ended Day”, “Old Age’s Ship and Crafty’s Death”, “To the Pending Year”, etcetera. Walter "Walt" Whitman (1819 - 1892), was a celebrated American poet, essayist and journalist. He is one of the most influential poets in American literature, and is often referred to as the father of free verse. His writings were extremely controversial in his time, a statement that is especially true for "Leaves of Grass"; considered to be obscenely sexual when first published. Many texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.