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Song of Myself (Shambhala Centaur Editions)

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Song of Myself may be the greatest poem ever written by an American. First published in 1855 as part of Leaves of Grass, it was revised and expanded by Whitman in subsequent editions in ways that sometimes undermined to its original freshness and vitality. Stephen Mitchell has gone back to the first edition and painstakingly compared it with the later versions, substituting only those revisions by Whitman that improved the poem. Here is Whitman at his most wild and raw, as large and lusty as life, fulfilling his promise to all future generations: I stand on this spot with my soul.

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Originally published in 1855 as part of "Leaves of Grass", "Song of Myself" was revised and expanded by Whitman through several editions. Brilliantly edited from several different editions, this version calls only upon those revisions that improve the poem.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570623691
Editor:
Mitchell, Stephen
Author:
Mitchell, Stephen
Author:
Whitman Walt
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Whitman, Walt
Subject:
Whitman, Walt - Criticism, Textual
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Shambhala Centaur Editions
Series Volume:
no. 97/123
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
113
Dimensions:
7.53x4.69x.39 in. .29 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Originally published in 1855 as part of "Leaves of Grass", "Song of Myself" was revised and expanded by Whitman through several editions. Brilliantly edited from several different editions, this version calls only upon those revisions that improve the poem.
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