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  1. Leaves of Grass
    Leaves of Grass
    Walt Whitman
    Simon & Schuster / 2006 / Mass Paperback
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One of the giants of American poetry, Walt Whitman brought forth a the new, broad land of American into literary form, creating a masterpiece in the process. Divided into short segments, Leaves of Grass examines the transition from agrarian to urban life, the American identity and love of democracy, and the Transcendentalism of the 1830s and 1840s, presenting us with a picture of American's unique charms and the begininnings of modern literature in the United States.

  1. Civil War Poetry and Prose
    Civil War Poetry and Prose
    Walt Whitman
    Dover Publications / 1995 / Trade Paperback
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Walt Whitman's poetry contains some of the most quoted lines in America; a man of astute observatory power, his writings on nature and the essence of life remain potent and utterly relevant. He had a first hand knowledge of the Civil War from when he worked in military hospitals; filled with sights and sounds of war, Whitman offers keen insights into this tumultuous time in US History. 90 pages, softcover.

  1. Selected Poems
    Selected Poems
    Walt Whitman
    Dover Publications / 1991 / Trade Paperback
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This volume contains 24 poems from Leaves of Grass, offering readers a generous sampling of Whitman's best and most representative poems. They include famous works of Walt Whitman and all are reprinted from an authoritative text.

  1. November Boughs
    November Boughs
    Walt Whitman
    Dover Publications / 2014 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW496337
  1. Memoranda During the War
    Memoranda During the War
    Walt Whitman
    Applewood Books / 1990 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW91323

Walt Whitman spent much of his time with wounded soldiers, both in the field and in the hospitals. The 40 notebooks he filled became the basis for this extraordinary diary of a medic in the Civil War.

  1. Memoranda During the War
    Memoranda During the War
    Walt Whitman, Bob Blaisdell
    Dover Publications / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW476414
  1. Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    Sterling / Trade Paperback
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Beautiful, commissioned illustrations accompany a number of Walt Whitman's most beloved poems. A fantastic way to introduce children to poetry, the included vocabulary and context notes help make the art form more accessible to beginners. A biography of the poet is also provided at the beginning of the book. Ages 8 & up. 48 pages, hardcover.

  1. W - Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass and Selected Poems and Prose
    W - Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass and Selected Poems and Prose
    Walt Whitman
    Penguin Classics / 2014 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW10743X
  1. Whitman: Poems - eBookeBOOK
    Whitman: Poems - eBook
    Walt Whitman
    Everyman's Library / 2014 / ePub
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  1. Leaves of Grass - eBookeBOOK
    Leaves of Grass - eBook
    Walt Whitman
    Simon & Schuster / 2006 / ePub
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    CBD Stock No: WW8620EB

One of the giants of American poetry, Walt Whitman brought forth a the new, broad land of American into literary form, creating a masterpiece in the process. Divided into short segments, Leaves of Grass examines the transition from agrarian to urban life, the American identity and love of democracy, and the Transcendentalism of the 1830s and 1840s, presenting us with a picture of American's unique charms and the begininnings of modern literature in the United States.

  1. Leaves of Grass, Unabridged Audiobook on CD with eBook
    Leaves of Grass, Unabridged Audiobook on CD with eBook
    Walt Whitman
    Tantor Media Inc. / 2010 / Compact disc
    $35.99 Retail: $39.99 Save 10% ($4.00)
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    CBD Stock No: WW118052

Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." And Ralph Waldo Emerson found Leaves of Grass "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed," calling it a "combination of the Bhagavad Gita and the New York Herald." Published at the author's own expense on July 4, 1855, Leaves of Grass initially consisted of a preface, twelve untitled poems in free verse (including the work later titled "Song of Myself," which Malcolm Cowley called "one of the great poems of modern times"), and a now-famous portrait of a devil-may-care Walt Whitman in a workman's shirt. Over the next four decades, Whitman continually expanded and revised the book as he took on the role of a workingman's bard who championed American nationalism, political democracy, contemporary progress, and unashamed sex. This volume, which contains 383 poems, is the final "Deathbed Edition," which was published in 1892.

  1. Leaves of Grass, Unabridged Audiobook on MP3 with eBook
    Leaves of Grass, Unabridged Audiobook on MP3 with eBook
    Walt Whitman
    Tantor Media Inc. / 2010 / MP3
    $26.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 10% ($3.00)
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    CBD Stock No: WW168057

Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." And Ralph Waldo Emerson found Leaves of Grass "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed," calling it a "combination of the Bhagavad Gita and the New York Herald." Published at the author's own expense on July 4, 1855, Leaves of Grass initially consisted of a preface, twelve untitled poems in free verse (including the work later titled "Song of Myself," which Malcolm Cowley called "one of the great poems of modern times"), and a now-famous portrait of a devil-may-care Walt Whitman in a workman's shirt. Over the next four decades, Whitman continually expanded and revised the book as he took on the role of a workingman's bard who championed American nationalism, political democracy, contemporary progress, and unashamed sex. This volume, which contains 383 poems, is the final "Deathbed Edition," which was published in 1892.