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Leaves of grass /

by Whitman, Walt.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Place of publication not identified : Simon & Brown, ©2011Description: 505 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781613821893; 1613821891.Title notes: $11.99 (g) 3-2016 (db)Subject(s): Democracy in literature | Self in literature | American poetry -- 19th century | Epic poetry, American | American poetry | Democracy in literature | Epic poetry, American | Self in literature | 1800 - 1899Summary: Whitman's immortal collection includes some of the greatest poems of modern times, including his masterpiece, "Song of Myself." Shattering standard conventions, it stands as an unabashed celebration of body and nature. "The most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed."--Ralph Waldo Emerson. Inspired by transcendentalism, Whitman's immortal collection includes some of the greatest poems of modern times, including his masterpiece "Song of Myself."
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Whitman's immortal collection includes some of the greatest poems of modern times, including his masterpiece, "Song of Myself." Shattering standard conventions, it stands as an unabashed celebration of body and nature. "The most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed."--Ralph Waldo Emerson. Inspired by transcendentalism, Whitman's immortal collection includes some of the greatest poems of modern times, including his masterpiece "Song of Myself."

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This 150th-anniversary edition replicates the typeface, design, and layout of the original, which was supervised personally by Uncle Walt, plus offers a scholarly afterword by David Reynolds. A peach. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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