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Leaves of grass

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Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as ""disgraceful."" And Ralph Waldo Emerson found Leaves of Grass ""the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed,"" calling it a ""combination of the Bhagavad Gita and the New York Herald ."" Published at the author's own expense on July 4, 1855, Leaves of Grass initially consisted of a preface, twelve untitled poems in free verse (including the work later titled ""Song of Myself,"" which Malcolm Cowley called ""one of the great poems of modern times""), and a now-famous portrait of a devil-may-care Walt Whitman in a workman's shirt. Over the next four decades, Whitman continually expanded and revised the book as he took on the role of a workingman's bard who championed American nationalism, political democracy, contemporary progress, and unashamed sex. This volume, which contains 383 poems, is the final ""Deathbed Edition,"" which was published in 1892.
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full_title leaves of grass
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lastUpdate 2018-04-24 06:05:05AM

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display_description Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." Ralph Waldo Emerson found it "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet produced." Published at the author's expense on July 4, 1855, Leaves of Grass inaugurated a new voice and style into American letters and gave expression to an optimistic, bombastic vision that took the nation as its subject. Unlike many other editions of Leaves of Grass, which reproduce various short, early versions, this Modern Library Paperback Classics "Death-bed" edition presents everything Whitman wrote in its final form, and includes newly commissioned notes. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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subject_facet American poetry, American poetry -- 19th century, Audiobooks, Electronic books, Epic poetry, Poetry, Wisdom -- Poetry
title_display Leaves of grass
title_full Leaves of grass / Walt Whitman, Leaves of grass / by Walt Whitman ; with an introduction by Justin Kaplan, Leaves of grass [electronic resource] / Walt Whitman, Leaves of grass [electronic resource] Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892., Leaves of grass [sound recording] / by Walt Whitman
title_short Leaves of grass
topic_facet American poetry, Audiobooks, Electronic books, Epic poetry, Poetry, Wisdom