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The complete poems / Walt Whitman ; edited with an introduction and notes by Francis Murphy.

By: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Contributor(s): Murphy, Francis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Penguin classics. Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, 2004Copyright date: ©1975Description: xlviii, 896 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0140424512 (paperback).Uniform titles: Works Subject(s): Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Poetry | American poetry -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 811.3 Summary: In 1855 Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass, the work which defined him as one of America's most influential voices, and which he added to throughout his life. A collection of astonishing originality and intensity, it spoke of politics, sexual emancipation and what it meant to be an American. From the joyful Song of Myself' and I Sing the Body Electric' to the elegiac When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd', Whitman's art fuses oratory, journalism and song in a vivid celebration of humanity.
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"Reprinted with new introduction and Appendix 6 2004"-- Title page verso.

Includes notes.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

In 1855 Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass, the work which defined him as one of America's most influential voices, and which he added to throughout his life. A collection of astonishing originality and intensity, it spoke of politics, sexual emancipation and what it meant to be an American. From the joyful Song of Myself' and I Sing the Body Electric' to the elegiac When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd', Whitman's art fuses oratory, journalism and song in a vivid celebration of humanity.

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