Complete Prose Works by Walt Whitman: Including Specimen Days and Collect, November Boughs and Good Bye My Fancy

Complete Prose Works by Walt Whitman: Including Specimen Days and Collect, November Boughs and Good Bye My Fancy

by Walt Whitman
     
 

Table of Contents:

Specimen Days
A Happy Hour's Command
Answer to an Insisting Friend
Genealogy--Van Velsor and Whitman
The Old Whitman and Van Velsor Cemeteries
The Maternal Homestead
Two Old Family Interiors
Paumanok, and My Life on It As Child and Young Man
My First Reading--Lafayette
Printing Office--Old Brooklyn

Overview

Table of Contents:

Specimen Days
A Happy Hour's Command
Answer to an Insisting Friend
Genealogy--Van Velsor and Whitman
The Old Whitman and Van Velsor Cemeteries
The Maternal Homestead
Two Old Family Interiors
Paumanok, and My Life on It As Child and Young Man
My First Reading--Lafayette
Printing Office--Old Brooklyn
Growth--Health--Work
My Passion for Ferries
Broadway Sights
Omnibus Jaunts and Drivers
Plays and Operas Too
Through Eight Years
Sources of Character--Results--1860
Opening of the Secession War
National Uprising and Volunteering
Contemptuous Feeling
Battle of Bull Run, July, 1861
The Stupor Passes--Something Else Begins
Down at the Front
After First Fredericksburg
Back to Washington
Fifty Hours Left Wounded on the Field
Hospital Scenes and Persons
Patent-Office Hospital
The White House by Moonlight
An Army Hospital Ward
A Connecticut Case
Two Brooklyn Boys
A Secesh Brave
The Wounded from Chancellorsville
A Night Battle Over a Week Since
Unnamed Remains the Bravest Soldier
Some Specimen Cases
My Preparations for Visits
Ambulance Processions
Bad Wounds--The Young
The Most Inspiriting of All War's Shows
Battle of Gettysburg
A Cavalry Camp
A New York Soldier
Home-Made Music
Abraham Lincoln
Heated Term
Soldiers and Talks
Death of a Wisconsin Officer
Hospitals Ensemble
A Silent Night Ramble
Spiritual Characters Among the Soldiers
Cattle Droves About Washington
Hospital Perplexity
Down at the Front
Paying the Bounties
Rumors, Changes, Etc
Virginia
Summer of 1864
A New Army Organization Fit for America
Death of a Hero
Hospital Scenes--Incidents
A Yankee Soldier
Union Prisoners South
Deserters
A Glimpse of War's Hell-Scenes
Gifts--Money--Discrimination
Items from My Note Books
A Case from Second Bull Run
Army Surgeons--Aid Deficiencies
The Blue Everywhere
A Model Hospital
Boys in the Army
Burial of a Lady Nurse
Female Nurses for Soldiers
Southern Escapees
The Capitol by Gas-Light
The Inauguration
Attitude of Foreign Governments During the War
The Weather--Does It Sympathize with These Times?
Inauguration Ball
Scene at the Capitol
A Yankee Antique
Wounds and Diseases
Death of President Lincoln
Sherman's Army's Jubilation--Its Sudden Stoppage
No Good Portrait of Lincoln
Releas'd Union Prisoners from South
Death of a Pennsylvania Soldier
The Armies Returning
The Grand Review
Western Soldiers
A Soldier on Lincoln
Two Brothers, One South, One North
Some Sad Cases Yet
Calhoun's Real Monument
Hospitals Closing
Typical Soldiers
"Convulsiveness"
Three Years Summ'd Up
The Million Dead, Too, Summ'd Up
The Real War Will Never Get in the Books
An Interregnum Paragraph
New Themes Entered Upon
Entering a Long Farm-Lane
To the Spring and Brook
An Early Summer Reveille
Birds Migrating at Midnight
Bumble-Bees
Cedar-Apples
Summer Sights and Indolencies
Sundown Perfume--Quailnotes--The Hermit-Thrush
A July After-Noon by the Pond
Locusts and Katy-Dids
The Lesson of a Tree
Autumn Side-Bits
The Sky--Days and Nights--Happiness
Colors--A Contrast
November 8, '76
Crows and Crows
A Winter Day on the Sea-Beach
Sea-Shore Fancies
In Memory of Thomas Paine
A Two Hours Ice-Sail
Spring Overtures--Recreations
One of the Human Kinks
An Afternoon Scene
The Gates Opening
The Common Earth, the Soil
Birds and Birds and Birds
Full-Starr'd Nights
Mulleins and Mulleins
Distant Sounds
A Sun-Bath-Nakedness
The Oaks and I
A Quintette
The First Frost--Mems
Three Young Men's Deaths
February Days
A Meadow Lark
Sundown Lights
Thoughts Under an Oak--A Dream
Clover and Hay Perfume
An Unknown
Bird-Whistling
Horse-Mint
Three of Us
Death of William Cullen Bryant
Jaunt Up the Hudson
Happiness and Raspberries
A Specimen Tramp Family
Manhattan from the Bay
Human and Heroic New York
Hours for the Soul
Straw-Color'd And Other Psyches
A Night Remembrance
Wild Flowers
A Civility Too Long Neglected
Delaware River--Days and Nights
Scenes on Ferry and River--Last Winter's Nights
The First Spring Day on Chestnut Street
Up the Hudson to Ulster County
Days at J. B.'s Turf-Fires--Spring Songs
Meeting a Hermit
An Ulster County Waterfall
Walter Dumont and His Medal
Hudson River Sights
Two City Areas, Certain Hours
Central Park Walks and Talks
A Fine Afternoon, 4 To 6
Departing of the Big Steamers
Two Hours on the Minnesota
Mature Summer Days and Nights
Exposition Building--New City Hall--River Trip
Swallows on the River
Begin a Long Jaunt West
In the Sleeper
Missouri State
Lawrence and Topeka, Kansas
The Prairies ( And an Undeliver'd Speech )
On to Denver--A Frontier Incident
An Hour on Kenosha Summit
An Egotistical "Find"
New Senses: New Joys
Steam-Power, Telegraphs, Etc
America's Back-Bone
The Parks
Art Features
Denver Impressions
I Turn South and Then East Again
Unfulfilled Wants--The Arkansas River
A Silent Little Follower-The Coreopsis
The Prairies and Great Plains in Poetry
The Spanish Peaks--Evening on the Plains
America's Characteristic Landscape
Earth's Most Important Stream
Prairie Analogies--The Tree Question
Mississippi Valley Literature
An Interviewer's Item
The Women of the West
The Silent General
President Hayes's Speeches
St. Louis Memoranda
Nights on the Mississippi
Upon Our Own Land
Edgar Poe's Significance
Beethoven's Septette
A Hint of Wild Nature
Loafing in the Woods
A Contralto Voice
Seeing Niagara to Advantage
Jaunting to Canada
Sunday with the Insane
Reminiscence of Elias Hicks
Grand Native Growth
A Zollverein Between the U.S. And Canada
The St. Lawrence Line
The Savage Saguenay
Capes Eternity and Trinity
Chicoutimi and Ha-Ha Bay
The Inhabitants--Good Living
Cedar-Plums Like-Names ( Back Again in Camden and Down in Jersey )
Death of Thomas Carlyle
Carlyle from American Points of View
A Couple of Old Friends--A Coleridge Bit
A Week's Visit to Boston
The Boston of To-Day
My Tribute to Four Poets
Millet's Pictures Last Items
Birds--And a Caution
Samples of My Common-Place Book
My Native Sand and Salt Once More
Hot Weather New York
Custer's Last Rally
Some Old Acquaintances--Memories
A Discovery of Old Age
A Visit, at the Last, to R. W. Emerson
Other Concord Notations
Boston Common--More of Emerson
An Ossianic Night--Dearest Friends
Only a New Ferry-Boat
Death of Longfellow
Starting Newspapers
The Great Unrest of Which We Are Part
By Emerson's Grave
At Present Writing--Personal
After Trying a Certain Book
Final Confessions--Literary Tests
Nature and Democracy--Morality
Collect
One or Two Index Items
Democratic Vistas
Origins of Attempted Secession
Prefaces to "Leaves of Grass"
Preface, 1855, to First Issue of "Leaves of Grass"
Preface, 1872, to "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free"
Preface, 1876, to L. Of G. And "Two Rivulets"
Poetry To-Day in America -- Shakspere--The Future
A Memorandum at a Venture
Death of Abraham Lincoln Lecture
Two Letters
Notes Left Over
Nationality (And Yet)
Emerson's Books, (The Shadows of Them)
Ventures, on an Old Theme
A Dialogue--
British Literature
Darwinism--(Then Furthermore)
"Society"
Democracy in the New World
Foundation Stages--Then Others
General Suffrage, Elections, Etc
Who Gets the Plunder?
Friendship, (The Real Article)
Lacks and Wants Yet
Rulers Strictly Out of the Masses
Monuments--The Past and Present
Little or Nothing New, After All
A Lincoln Reminiscence
Freedom
Book-Classes--America's Literature
Our Real Culmination
An American Problem
The Last Collective Compaction
Pieces in Early Youth
Dough-Face Song
Death in the School-Room
One Wicked Impulse
The Last Loyalist
Wild Frank's Return
The Boy Lover
The Child and the Profligate
Lingave's Temptation
Little Jane
Dumb Kate
Talk to an Art-Union
Blood-Money
Wounded in the House of Friends
Sailing the Mississippi at Midnight
November Boughs
Our Eminent Visitors
The Bible As Poetry
Father Taylor (And Oratory)
The Spanish Element in Our Nationality
What Lurks Behind Shakspere's Historical Plays
A Thought on Shakspere
Robert Burns As Poet and Person
A Word About Tennyson
Slang in America
An Indian Bureau Reminiscence
Some Diary Notes at Random
Negro Slaves in New York
Canada Nights
Country Days and Nights--
Central Park Notes
Plate Glass Notes
Some War Memoranda
Washington Street Scenes
The 195th Pennsylvania
Left-Hand Writing by Soldiers
Central Virginia in '64
Paying the 1st U. S. C. T
Five Thousand Poems
The Old Bowery
Notes to Late English Books
Preface to Reader in British Islands
Additional Note, 1887
Preface to English Edition "Democratic Vistas"
Abraham Lincoln
New Orleans in 1848
Small Memoranda
Attorney General's Office, 1865
A Glint Inside of Abraham Lincoln's Cabinet Appointments.
Note to a Friend
Written Impromptu in an Album
The Place Gratitude Fills in a Fine Character
Last of the War Cases
Elias Hicks
George Fox (And Shakspere)
Good-Bye My Fancy
An Old Man's Rejoinder
Old Poets
Ship Ahoy
For Queen Victoria's Birthday
American National Literature
Gathering the Corn
A Death-Bouquet
Some Laggards Yet
The Perfect Human Voice
Shakspere for America
"Unassailed Renown"
Inscription for a Little Book on Giordano Bruno
Splinters
Health, (Old Style)
Gay-Heartedness
As in a Swoon
L. Of G
After the Argument
For Us Two, Reader Dear
Memoranda
A World's Show
New York--The Bay--The Old Name
A Sick Spell
To Be Present Only
"Intestinal Agitation"
"Walt Whitman's Last 'Public'"
Ingersoll's Speech
Feeling Fairly
Old Brooklyn Days
Two Questions
Preface
An Engineer's Obituary
Old Actors, Singers, Shows, &C., in New York
Some Personal and Old-Age Jottings
Out in the Open Again
America's Bulk Average
Last Saved Items
Walt Whitman's Last

Walt Whitman Biography

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605018164
Publisher:
MobileReference
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Mobi Classics
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
682,969
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730 KB

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