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Leaves of Grass

4.30  ·  Rating Details  ·  90 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
This comprehensive volume celebrates the 150th anniversary of the 1855 edition of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass with twenty essays by preeminent scholars representing a variety of critical perspectives that focus exclusively on the original edition. Once regarded as primarily a collector’s item, this edition is now viewed as the poet’s most bold and compelling articulatio ...more
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Published January 1st 2008 by University of Nebraska Press (first published January 1st 2007)
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bARRY
Sep 14, 2007 bARRY rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
the mixture of high/low, shit and stars, is uniquely american...i almost gave this book to a female friend, then remembered that bill clinton gave it to monica...
Mel Murata
An incredible, and varied, group of essays for anyone interested in scholarship over the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass.
Amanda Harrell
I love this book. I love how a simple stance only 20 or so lines long can leave you wondering and thinking for years.
Casey Mcfaden
Jul 28, 2008 Casey Mcfaden rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The best, and perhaps only, most true American epic. Uncle Walt speaks volumes.
Matthew
May 12, 2008 Matthew rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Inspirational. Reminds me of what I want to do with my poetry, how I want to write.
Amber
Apr 26, 2008 Amber rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
A classic! I love to read this outside in the park. Ahhh! Refreshment for the soul!
Brian Rast
Jul 19, 2012 Brian Rast is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Tough read (but interesting) because of how they worded things, back then.
Nathan
Jul 10, 2008 Nathan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Americans
No one will ever replicate work like this.
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