Leaves Of Grass by Walt WhitmanLeaves Of Grass by Walt Whitman

Leaves Of Grass

byWalt WhitmanEditorBridget Bennett

Hardcover | March 26, 2019

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A new selection of Walt Whitman's groundbreaking poetry edited and introduced by Professor Bridget Bennett.Walt Whitman's glorious poetry collection, Leaves of Grass was first published in 1855, though he revised and expanded it throughout his lifetime. It was groundbreaking in its subject matter and direct, unembellished style. Whitman wrote about the United States and its people, its revolutionary spirit, and about democracy. He wrote openly about the body and desire in a way that broke with convention, paving the way for a completely new kind of poetry.This new collection is taken from the final version, the 'death-bed edition', and includes his most famous poems such as Song of Myself and I Sing the Body Electric. Edited and introduced by Professor Bridget Bennett.Designed to appeal to book lovers everywhere, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.
Walt Whitman was born in Long Island, New York in 1819 to Walter Whitman, a house builder, and Louisa Van Velsor Whitman. Walt was one of eight children and was taken out of school at the age of eleven due to the family's financial difficulties, but he continued to read voraciously. He worked first as a printer, then briefly as a teach...
Title:Leaves Of GrassFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:304 pages, 7.05 × 6.74 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:7.05 × 6.74 × 0.68 inPublished:March 26, 2019Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1509887180

ISBN - 13:9781509887187