Song of Myself

Song of Myself

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by Walt Whitman
     
 

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It was with this first version of "Song of Myself," from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, that Whitman first made himself known to the world. Readers familiar with the later, revised editions will find this first version new, surprising, and often superior to the revisions, and exhilarating in the freshness of its vision.See more details below

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It was with this first version of "Song of Myself," from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, that Whitman first made himself known to the world. Readers familiar with the later, revised editions will find this first version new, surprising, and often superior to the revisions, and exhilarating in the freshness of its vision.

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"Grand but intimate, earthy but also dreamy."  —Observer

"The great unrhymed, long-lined, self-celebratory sensation of the 1850s."  —Los Angeles Times

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ISBN-13:
9780486113173
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/03/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
606,040
File size:
0 MB

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