Leaves of Grass, a Textual Variorum of the Printed Poems
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Leaves of Grass, a Textual Variorum of the Printed Poems by Walt Whitman
Book DescriptionThroughout his life, Walt Whitman continually revised and re-released Leaves of Grass. He added and deleted words, emended lines, divided poems, dropped and created titles, and shifted the order of poems. Leaves of Grass: A Textual Variorum of the Printed Poems includes all the variants that Whitman ever published, from the collection's first appearance in 1855 through the posthumous "Old Age Echoes" annex printed in 1897. Each edition was unique, with its own character and emphasis, and the Textual Variorum enables scholars to follow the development of both the individual poems and the work as a whole. Volume I contains introductory material, including a chronology of the poems and a summary of all the editions and annexes, along with the poems from 1855 and 1856. Volume II includes the poems from 1860 through 1867, including the first appearance of "When Lilacs Last in the Door-Yard Bloom'd" and "O Captain! my Captain!" Volume III features the poems 1870-1891, plus the "Old Ages Annex" and an index to the three-volume set.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814794456
(6466mm x 4531mm x 53mm)
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Walt Whitman
Sculley Bradley was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Pennsylvania. Harold W. Blodgett was Professor of English at Union College. Arthur Golden was Professor of English at City College at the City Univers Arthur Golden was Professor of English at City College at the City University of New York. William White was Professor and Director of the Journalism Program at Oakland University.
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