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- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 5.95
Leaves of Grass is a collection of poems by Walt Whitman originally published in 1855 at the poet's own expense. Criticized when first released for Whitman's use of free verse and his rather racy depictions of sexual love and the senses, Leaves of Grass is a celebration of the human form, the material world and nature. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.00
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. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
This is a collection of essays that covers various subjects. Besides critically analyzing the works of great literary figures, Whitman also expresses his views on attitudes of people, various political issues as well as political figures. Thought-provoking! more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 16.00
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... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 5.95
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... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 5.95
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP A collection of quintessentially American poems, the seminal work of one of the most influential writers of the nineteenth century. THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information A chronology of the author's... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99
Leaves of Grass , first published in 1855, began as Walt Whitman?s collection of twelve unnamed poems, unique for their irregular line lengths and lack of rhyme. Whitman spent the remainder of his life re-writing the work, and republished the collection several times until it finally numbered over 400 poems. Leaves of Grass represents Whitman?s... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
In 1855, Walt Whitman published ? at his own expense ? the first edition of Leaves of Grass , a visionary volume of twelve poems. Showing the influence of a uniquely American form of mysticism known as Transcendentalism, which eschewed the general society and culture of the time, the writing is distinguished by an explosively innovative free verse... more...
- Xist Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99
Leaves of Grass is the magnificent collection of the poetry of Walt Whitman. Featuring "Song of Myself" and other examples of classic American poetry, this collection is essential reading for students and lovers of the written word. This Xist Classics Edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers and contains a bonus book club leadership... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2015; US$ 2.99
Originally published as a collection of twelve poems in 1855, Leaves of Grass eventually grew to more than four hundred poems, as Walt Whitman continued to edit and add to the collection throughout his life. Celebrating life, humanity, and the material world, Leaves of Grass was considered obscene at the time of its publication because of its... more...