Walt Whitman: The Measure of His Song by Jim Perlman

Walt Whitman: The Measure of His Song

byJim Perlman, Ed Folsom, Dan Campion

Kobo ebook | February 22, 2014

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First published to wide critical acclaim in 1981, this revised and expanded monumental anthology charts the ongoing American and international response to the legacy of the seminal poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892). Beginning with Ralph Waldo Emerson's famous 1855 letter ("I greet you at the beginning of a great career..."), this new edition contains responses from Thoreau, Pound, Lawrence, Neruda, Borges, Ginsberg, Jordan, Duncan, Le Sueur, Rich, Snyder and Alexie, among many others.

"I know of no more convincing proof of Walt Whitman's impact upon the poetic mind (both at home and abroad) than this collection of tributes by poets -- in prose and verse" -- Gay Wilson Allen, The Solitary Singer.

Includes 17 black & white photos.

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Title:Walt Whitman: The Measure of His SongFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 22, 2014Publisher:Holy Cow! PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0985981865

ISBN - 13:9780985981860

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