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The Poems of Walt Whitman: Patriotic Poems By Walt Whitman
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The Poems of Walt Whitman: Patriotic Poems By Walt Whitman I POEMS OF WAR...
50 Greatest Poems of Walt Whitman By Walt Whitman
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Walt Whitman was born on Long Island, New York in 1819.After a generally unhappy childhood he went to work in the printing trade and teaching with little success. After years of different jobs on... More > newspapers ,Whitman resolved to become a poet publishing his own work Leaves of Grass in 1855. This work was on the whole well received and was praised by fellow poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. There was however considerable criticism of the sexual nature of some of the poems. At the beginning of the Civil War, Whitman thinking his brother was dead made his way to the battlelines which led him to volunteer as a nurse in the army hospitals. This had a profound effect on his writing and life. Whitman for the rest of his life was sought out by writers and poets who recognised his talent. He died of pneumonia in 1892. His bohemian lifestyle and honest portrayal of love for men and women endeared him to later generations who have raised Whitman to the position of one of America’s greatest poets.< Less
Whitman College Catalog 2012-13 By Whitman College
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This is the Whitman College Catalog for the 2012-13 school year, as revised on July 10, 2012. For the most up-to-date information, see the College Catalog website,... More > http://www.whitman.edu/content/catalog, where you can download a free PDF or browse the online catalog.< Less
Whitman College Catalog 2013-14 By Whitman College
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This is the Whitman College Catalog for the 2013-14 school year, as revised on July 12, 2013. For the most up-to-date information, see the College Catalog website,... More > http://www.whitman.edu/academics/catalog, where you can download a free PDF or browse the online catalog.< Less
Whitman's Secret Staircase at Howth By DESMOND KON
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“Whitman's Secret Staircase at Howth” is the sixth and final outing under the JayJay Jouissance Series by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé. The JayJay Jouissance Series is composed of... More > several conceptualist novellas, each taking on an image from an episode in Joyce’s Ulysses for its title. This installment takes its image from “Penelope”. For Jacques Lacan, “jouissance” is not mere “enjoyment”, but rather “painful pleasure”. JayJay is “the funny and lovable person in the room everyone can’t help but adore”. Its initialized form “JJ” means “Just Joking”. It is also a pseudonym for the modernist writer James Joyce. This book has its text written on texture, the visual or implied texture of one empty page after another. It is an invitation to fill in the blanks.< Less
Words of Wisdom: Walt Whitman By Students’ Academy
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Walt Whitman was one of the greatest American poets. He was also an essayist and journalist. He is considered as one of the most influential poets in the American canon. This great smithy was not... More > only a good poet but also a very good orator and he often surprised his listeners with his words of wisdom. Whitman had observed life very closely. He was actively involved in politics and he raised his voice against slavery. His poems and articles teem with his witty remarks and memorable lines. This book has hundreds of his intelligent thoughts, remarks, statements, and quotes. They are full of wisdom and thought and sure to amuse and enlighten the prospective readers. Words of Wisdom: Walt Whitman Copyright Introduction Section One Section Two Section Three Section Four Section Five Section Six Section Seven< Less
The Conservation of the Walt Whitman Notebooks By Jimmy Dale
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The Conservation of the Walt Whitman Notebooks By Jimmy Dale
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Walt Whitman’s Poetry-An Analytical Approach By Raja Sharma
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About Walt Whitman 5 About Whitman’s Poetry 25 Themes 29 Motifs 33 Symbols 36 “Starting from Paumanok” 38 Summary and Analysis 72 “Song of Myself” 78 Summary and... More > Analysis 250 “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” 256 Summary and Analysis 276 “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking” 279 Summary and Analysis 289 “As I Ebb’d with the Ocean of Life” 293 Summary and Analysis 298 “By Blue Ontario’s Shore” 301 Summary and Analysis 329 “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d” 333 Summary and Analysis 348 “The Sleepers” 351 Summary and Analysis 406 “I Sing the Body Electric” 409 Summary and Analysis 426 “Song of the Open Road” 429 Summary and Analysis 448< Less
Famous American Poets: Walt Whitman By Sunita Publications
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Whitman claimed that after years of competing for "the usual rewards", he determined to become a poet. He first experimented with a variety of popular literary genres which appealed to the... More > cultural tastes of the period. As early as 1850, he began writing what would become Leaves of Grass, a collection of poetry which he would continue editing and revising until his death. Whitman intended to write a distinctly American epic and used free verse with a cadence based on the Bible. At the end of June 1855, Whitman surprised his brothers with the already-printed first edition of Leaves of Grass. George "didn't think it worth reading"< Less