Walt Whitman (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): His Life and Work

Walt Whitman (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): His Life and Work

by Bliss Perry
     
 

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A part of the American Men of Letters Series, this 1906 volume was the first biography of Whitman published after his death in 1892. Perry draws on a rich collection of Whitman material including many letters between the poet and his friends and colleagues. Perry details the life and work of this literary giant in prose that is as interesting and engaging today

Overview


A part of the American Men of Letters Series, this 1906 volume was the first biography of Whitman published after his death in 1892. Perry draws on a rich collection of Whitman material including many letters between the poet and his friends and colleagues. Perry details the life and work of this literary giant in prose that is as interesting and engaging today as when it was written. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411454552
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/31/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
354
File size:
282 KB

Meet the Author


Bliss Perry (1860–1954) was an American writer, editor, and scholar. A professor at Williams College and Princeton, he also lectured at Harvard and the University of Paris. He spent ten years as the editor of The Atlantic Monthly. Prolific, he wrote scholarly biographies as well as novels, short fiction, essays, and an autobiography. Among his works are A Study of Poetry and Fishing with a Worm.

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