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Band 3 - David Allen (13), Walt Whitman - From ;Leaves of Grass; by Walt Whitman (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. 1 audio disc: analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in. Contents: One's self I sing -- I hear America singing -- Poets to come -- Out of the cradle endlessly rocning [sic] -- Song of myself (excerpts) -- When I heard the Learned Astronomer -- The last invocation -- Goodbye, my fancy -- Hushed be the camps today -- Vigil strange I kept on the field one night.
  2. Leaves of Grass, A timeline from Walt Whitman’s publication of the first edition of his masterpiece Leaves of Grass in July through two subsequent editions and his first sighting of Abraham Lincoln as the president-elect passed through New York on his way to his March inauguration in Washington, shortly before the start of the American Civil War.
  3. Walt Whitman (), arguably one of America's most influential and innovative poets, was born into a working-class family in West Hills, New York, and grew up in Brooklyn. His Leaves of Grass, from which "When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer" comes, is considered one of the central volumes in the history of world poetry. While most other major writers of his time enjoyed a highly.
  4. Whitman published the first edition of Leaves of Grass in He produced varied editions of the work ending with the ninth, or “deathbed” edition, in – What began as a slim book of 12 poems was by the end of his life a thick compendium of almost Whitman regarded each version.
  5. Walt Whitman, in full Walter Whitman, (born May 31, , West Hills, Long Island, New York, U.S.—died March 26, , Camden, New Jersey), American poet, journalist, and essayist whose verse collection Leaves of Grass, first published in , is a landmark in the history of American literature.
  6. Leaves of Grass belongs to no particular accepted form of poetry. Whitman described its form as "a new and national declamatory expression." Whitman was a poet bubbling with energy and burdened with sensations, and his poetic utterances reveal his innovations. His poetry seems to grow organically, like a tree. It has the tremendous vitality of.
  7. American poet Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, is a collection of poems notable for its frank delight in and praise of the senses, during a time when such candid displays were considered immoral. Where much previous poetry, especially English, relied on symbolism, allegory, and meditation on the religious and spiritual, Leaves of Grass exalted.
  8. May 26,  · This is the one to buy when you want everything Walt Whitman had published as "Leaves of Grass." So many versions -- including, I'm sorry to say, the expensive leather-clad "heirloom" editions -- leave out the homoerotic 'Calamus' book and so many other instances of sexuality that they emerge less than half the full page count/5(K).

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