Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman was an American poet, essayist, journalist, and humanist. He was a part of the transition between Transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the "father of free verse".


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Laws for Creations

Walt Whitman; Selected and Introduced by Michael Cunningham
Picador

In Walt Whitman, Michael Cunningham sees a poet whose vision of humanity is ecstatic, democratic, and sensuous. Just over a hundred years ago, Whitman...


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Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman; Edited by Gary Schmidgall
Stonewall Inn Editions

A century after his death, Whitman is still celebrated as America's greatest poet. In this startling new edition of his work, Whitman biographer Gary...


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