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Notes on Walt Whitman, as poet and person.

John Burroughs

Notes on Walt Whitman, as poet and person.

by John Burroughs

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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in English

  • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.,
  • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1867 ed.

    LC ClassificationsPS3231 .B85 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p.
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5616558M
    ISBN 100838309224
    LC Control Number68024932

    Was Walt Whitman a Transcendentalist? Had he been been older, born into the educated class, gone to Harvard, and lived in Boston or Concord, there would be little doubt, although it's interesting to consider what kind of impact he might have had on the transcendental circle. Notes on Walt Whitman. His Leaves of Grass (book) is his collected work -- he added and removed poems over time as well as revising and reorganizing poems from edition to edition. He also saw this book, his collected work, as a single poem. "Leaves" and "Grass" are central images in many of his poems. "Leaves" = sheets of paper.

    Download the entire Walt Whitman Reading Guide as an Adobe Acrobat pdf file. On July 4, , we will celebrate the th anniversary of what is possibly the greatest book of American poetry ever written. In a celebratory article in the New York Sun, poet J. D. McClatchy calls Walt Whitman ’s vision "mystical" and "too uncanny to have. Decoding Walt Whitman's Homoerotic Writings / Biographer pegs poet's homosexuality as the creative force behind his work [ ] to earlier biographers, who have ignored, pathologized or .

    Walt Whitman first saw Abraham Lincoln in person in New York in , as the newly elected President passed through on his way to Washington. The poet often witnessed the leader of the country as the two moved about the nation's capital, and he confessed to an intense personal admiration for the man. A timeline from Walt Whitman’s publication of articles on the history of Brooklyn and New York to his December move to Washington, D.C., where he worked for the federal government and volunteered at Civil War hospitals, through his postwar publications, employment, and health crisis culminating in official termination from his job in the Justice Department in July

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PREFACE. CONTENTS. PREFACE ~~~~~ ALTHOUGH Walt Whitman, as Poet and Person, remains yet comparatively an unknown, unregarded figure upon the vast and crowded canvas of our age, I feel--for reasons attempted to be set forth in the following pages--that I am in some sort called upon to jot down, while they are vivid upon me, my observations of him and his writings.

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Later life. The fourth edition of Leaves of Grass, published incontained much revision and rearrangement. Apart from the poems collected in Drum-Taps, it contained eight new poems, and some poems had been omitted.

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conservation movement. The first of his essay collections was Wake-Robin in In the words of his biographer Edward Renehan, Burroughs' special identity was less that of a scientific naturalist than that of "a literary naturalist with a duty to record his own unique.

Notes on Walt Whitman, as Poet and Person An electronic version of this text is available at The Walt Whitman Archive, an electronic scholarly edition of works by Walt Whitman. It is free and open to the public.

Whispers of Heavenly Death and Songs of Parting: Summary and Analysis print The poet notes that he has lived a full, rich life. Walt Whitman’s seminal book. Later, however, he tried to minimize and even deny Emerson's influence, particularly through the medium of John Burroughs's Notes on Walt Whitman as Poet and Person: "[U]p to the time he published the quarto edition [of ] [he] had never read.

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Walt Whitman, in full Walter Whitman, (bornWest Hills, Long Island, New York, U.S.—died MaCamden, New Jersey), American poet, journalist, and essayist whose verse collection Leaves of Grass, first published inis a landmark in the history of American literature.walt whitman is an odd choice for a children's biography, says me.

i like his poetry just fine, but at the end of the day, he was a weird little nudist who traveled america writing erotic poems. to continue this series, i would like to compile the little golden book of henry miller, and a child's treasury of genet.

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