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Selected poems of Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

Selected poems of Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman

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Published by Maynard, Merrill in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited, with introduction and notes, by Julian W. Abernethy.
SeriesMaynard"s English classic series ;, no. 242
ContributionsAbernethy, J. W. b. 1853.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3204 .A3
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6951267M
LC Control Number05003730

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Several additional poems were added to the posthumous edition, but the 24 poems chosen for this particular collection ("Selected Poems") appear unabridged and in the original chronology, as they appeared in the final Whitman edition of `Leaves' in Manufacturer: Published for the Classics club by W.

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His rhapsodic free verse broke radically with poetic, tradition: it /5(4). The selections are drawn from Whitman's final "deathbed" edition of "Leaves of Grass" with the exception of the poem "The Sleepers" which is presented in its early version. The volume consists of seven sections.

It opens with a short selection of early fragments that Whitman /5(6). Selections include some of Whitman's best, e.g., "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking" and the spiritual bridge between Whitman and his future readers, "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.".

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Walt Whitman self published Leaves of Grass in as a collection of twelve poems, but revised and expanded it throughout his lifetime. His poems abandoned the regular 19th century rhythm and rhyming patterns and were open about love and democracy, sex and friendship, the body and the soul.

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