Generous sampling of 24 of Whitman's best and most representative poems from Leaves of Grass. Selections include "I Hear America Singing," "I Sing the Body Electric," "Song of the Open Road," "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking," "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" and "O Captain! My Captain!" - all reprinted from an authoritative text.
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(210mm x 132mm x 8mm)
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Author Biography - Walter Whitman
One of America's most influential and innovative poets, Walt Whitman (1819-92) worked as a teacher, journalist, and volunteer nurse during the Civil War. Proclaimed as the nation's first "poet of democracy," Whitman reached out to common readers and opposed censorship with his overt celebrations of sexuality