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Walt Whitman

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Contained within the pages of this scarce text is a detailed exploration of the life and work of the great American poet, Walt Whitman. Looking back at Whitman and his work more than a generation after his death, this book deals with his initial reception and ever-developing canonisation as one of the greatest modern poets, looking at his character, life, and work within such chapters as: The Life Of Whitman, Characteristics and Comparisons, Whitman’s Language and Metre, A Walk Through “Leaves of Grass”, et ...
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Walt Whitman

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Overview

Contained within the pages of this scarce text is a detailed exploration of the life and work of the great American poet, Walt Whitman. Looking back at Whitman and his work more than a generation after his death, this book deals with his initial reception and ever-developing canonisation as one of the greatest modern poets, looking at his character, life, and work within such chapters as: The Life Of Whitman, Characteristics and Comparisons, Whitman’s Language and Metre, A Walk Through “Leaves of Grass”, et cetera. A fascinating insight into the author of the seminal Leaves of Grass, this detailed review of this great poet is sure to appeal to lovers and collectors of Whitman’s work and rightfully deserves a place upon the bookshelf of any discerning reader. Walt Whitman was an American essayist, journalist, and poet, whose seminal poetry continues to be remembered as some of the best ever written. This scarce text is republished here with a new introductory biography if the author.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781179629070
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 9/5/2011
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.48 (d)

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