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- University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 24.95
In May 1860, Walt Whitman published a third edition of Leaves of Grass. His timing was compelling. Printed during a period of regional, ideological, and political divisions, written by a poet intimately concerned with the idea of a United States as ?essentially the greatest poem,? this new edition was Whitman?s last best hope for national salvation.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
This Anniversary Edition captures the typeface, design and layout of the original edition supervised by Whitman himself. Today's readers get a sense of the "ur-text" of Leaves of Grass , the first version of this historic volume, before Whitman made many revisions of both format and style. The volume also boasts an afterword by Whitman authority David... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
A deep and philosophic piece that was delivered as a welcome address has been captured in these pages. Whitman here recounts the American history in general and dwells on the greatness of literature. He presents his opinion that the literature of the country has not been able to endorse the greatness of the land and the people. Thought-provoking! more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.95
The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Whitman contains forty-two of the American master's poems, including "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," "Song of Myself," "I Hear America Singing," "Halcyon Days," and an index of first lines. 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...