Leaves of Grass by Walt WhitmanLeaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass

byWalt WhitmanIntroduction byKenneth C. Mondschein

Leather/Fine Binding | October 2, 2018

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A timeless collection of hundreds of poems that resonate to the American spirit.  

Leaves of Grass is a timeless collection of poems and essays penned by influential nineteenth-century writer Walt Whitman. This profound compilation explores topics such as nature, mysticism, mortality, transcendentalism, and democracy. Inspired by personal experiences and observations, Whitman spent almost four decades piecing together the complete work, sharing societal ideals and epiphanies about life that still resonate with readers today. This sturdy leather-bound edition of the complete Leaves of Grass also includes Whitman’s preface to the original 1855 edition, in which he expounds on his personal philosophy of writing poetry.
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 GrassFormat:Leather/Fine BindingProduct dimensions:592 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1.3 inShipping dimensions:9.25 × 6.25 × 1.3 inPublished:October 2, 2018Publisher:Canterbury ClassicsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1684125553

ISBN - 13:9781684125555