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Description - Civil War Poetry and Prose by Walter Whitman

Walt Whitman experienced the agonies of the Civil War firsthand as a volunteer in Washington's military hospitals. This superb selection of poems, letters, and prose from that era includes "O Captain! My Captain!" "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," "Adieu to a Soldier," and many other moving works.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486285078
ISBN-10: 0486285073
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 133mm x 6mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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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.

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