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Published in 1882, Whitman's uniquely revealing impressions of the people, places, and events of his time, principally the Civil War era and its aftermath, offer a rare excursion into the mind and heart of one of America's greatest poets. His intimate observations and reflections have profoundly deepened understanding of 19th-century American life.

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**** Reprint of the original edition (1882 & 1883). The opulent Godine reprint of 1971--now out of print--is cited in BCL3.
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Published in 1882, here is a choice collection of Whitman's uniquely revealing impressions of the people, places, and events of his time, principally the Civil War era and its aftermath.

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Diaries, notes, and essays dealing with Whitman's ancestry, boyhood, Civil War experiences, nature, literary subjects, and more.

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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

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ISBN:
9780486286419
Author:
Whitman, Walt
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Whitman Walt
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Diaries
Subject:
Autobiographies
Subject:
Whitman, walt, 1819-1892
Subject:
Poets, American
Subject:
United States Civilization 19th century.
Subject:
Whitman, Walt - Diaries
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Subject:
American - General
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19950831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1 lb

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Diaries, notes, and essays dealing with Whitman's ancestry, boyhood, Civil War experiences, nature, literary subjects, and more.
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