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The Cambridge Introduction to Walt Whitman

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
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ISBN 109780511271410, 9780511270932

The Cambridge Companion to Walt Whitman / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book! List of contributors; Chronology of Whitman's life; 1. Introduction Ezra Greenspan; 2. 'As if I were with you' - the performance of Whitman's poetry Stephen Railton; 3. Publish your book with B&: $ Notes: 1. See Whitman's letter to Kennedy of August 4, 2. John Addington Symonds (–), a prominent biographer, literary critic, and poet in Victorian England, was author of the seven-volume history Renaissance in Italy, as well as Walt Whitman—A Study (), and a translator of Michelangelo's sonnets.

Testimonial to Walt Whitman. Whitman recorded in his Commonplace book that the lecture was "a noble, (very eulogistic to WW & L of G) eloquent speech, well responded to by the audience" and the speech itself was published in New York by the Truth Seeker Company in (Whitman's Commonplace Book [Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of. Walt Whitman. Engraving by William J. Linton. Margin decoration in the edition of Leaves of Grass. Walt Whitman. Photograph by Phillips and Taylor. Frontispiece portrait for November Boughs (). IS3 Frontispiece for Complete Poems and Prose of Walt Whitman Edward Gordon Craig and Isadora Duncan, Berlin,

The Complete Poems by Walt Whitman Free Delivery Worldwide: The Complete Poems: Paperback: Penguin Books Ltd: 09 Apr In Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass, the work which defined him as one of America's most . American literature - American literature - Hawthorne, Melville, and Whitman: History also figured in tales and romances of Nathaniel Hawthorne, the leading New England fictionist of the period. Many tales and longer works—for example, his masterpiece, The Scarlet Letter ()—were set against a background of colonial America with emphasis upon its distance in time from 19th-century New.


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