Song of Myself (Dover Thrift Editions) (Prebound)

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It was with this first version of "Song of Myself," from the 1855 edition of "Leaves of Grass, " that Whitman first made himself known to the world. Readers familiar with the later, revised editions will find this first version new, surprising, and often superior to the revisions, and exhilarating in the freshness of its vision. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

About the Author

One of America's most influential and innovative poets, Walt Whitman (1819 92) worked as a teacher, journalist, and volunteer nurse during the Civil War. Proclaimed as the nation's first "poet of democracy," Whitman reached out to common readers and opposed censorship with his overt celebrations of sexuality"

Product Details
ISBN: 9781627651967
ISBN-10: 1627651969
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: February 15th, 2001
Pages: 54
Language: English
Series: Dover Thrift Editions