The poems contained in that slim volume candidly spoke of politics, slavery, sexuality, consciousness, and the spiritual world. Influenced heavily by early 19th century Transcendentalism, Whitman befriended Ralph Waldo Emerson who would help shape his literary voice and vision. His verse is as layered and textured as the American soil he wrote on, becoming an essential part of America's cultural heritage.
The Complete Poems of Walt Whitman #ad - . Born in new york in 1819, Whitman came to represent the spirit of an American poet. His content was as radical as his form; he utilized free verse unlike anyone before, creating a poetic tongue that was unique and personal yet universal and cosmic. Whitman's poems are as vital and resonant today as ever, proving to be timeless and permanent fixtures of literary history.
This edition of his complete poems is sure to satisfy the curious reader as well as the scholar.
Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition IllustratedAmerican Renaissance Books #ad - In subsequent editions, whitman continued to revise and expand his poems--but none matched the raw power and immediacy of the first edition. This beautifully-designed volume presents the original edition Leaves of Grass in its entirety, along with Ralph Waldo Emerson's famous letter to Whitman. The kindle e-book asin: b074grbgsy is free when you buy the paperback ASIN: B074GRBGSY.
Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition Illustrated #ad - When walt whitman self-published Leaves of Grass in 1855, he rocked the literary world and forever changed the course of poetry. Check the item numbers to make sure you have the right edition. Also available as an Audible audiobook from American Renaissance Books. Kindle edition includes 12 paintings by George Caleb Bingham.
The Road Not Taken and Other Poems IllustratedSeedbox Press, LLC #ad - The Road Not Taken and Other Poems Illustrated #ad - This seedbox classics edition of The Road Not Taken and Other Poems includes and illustration gallery. The road not taken and other poems by robert Frost is a collection of classic poems including The Road Not Taken, Mending Walls, Birches, and many more.
Collected Poems Macmillan Collector's Library Book 13Macmillan Collector's Library #ad - This edition features an illuminating introduction by author and academic Dr Robert Mighall. Yeats’ early work includes the beguiling 'when you are old', 'the cloths of Heaven' and 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' but, Yeats's later works, including 'Parnell's Funeral', unusually for a poet, surpass even those of his youth.
Collected Poems Macmillan Collector's Library Book 13 #ad - Yeats's Collected Poems. As well as being one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century and the recipient of the 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature, William Butler Yeats 1865-1939 is the greatest lyric poet that Ireland has produced. Part of the macmillan collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers.
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Leaves of Grass Vintage ClassicsVintage #ad - Unlike many other editions of leaves of grass, this Modern Library Paperback Classics "Death-bed" edition presents everything Whitman wrote in its final form, early versions, which reproduce various short, and includes newly commissioned notes. Abraham lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful.
Leaves of Grass Vintage Classics #ad - Ralph waldo emerson found it "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet produced. Published at the author's expense on july 4, 1855, Leaves of Grass inaugurated a new voice and style into American letters and gave expression to an optimistic, bombastic vision that took the nation as its subject.
Walt Whitman Speaks: His Final Thoughts on Life, Writing, Spirituality, and the Promise of America: A Library of America Special PublicationLibrary of America #ad - In walt whitman speaks, acclaimed author brenda Wineapple draws from Traubel’s extensive interviews an extraordinary gathering of Whitman’s observations that conveys the core of his ethos and vision. Here is whitman the sage, champion of expansiveness and human freedom. For the whitman bicentennial, a delightful keepsake edition of the incomparable wisdom of America's greatest poet, distilled from his fascinating late-in-life conversations with Horace Traubel.
Toward the end of his life, walt whitman was visited almost daily at his home in Camden, New Jersey, by the young poet and social reformer Horace Traubel. Here, goethe, emerson, his literary judgments on writers such as Shakespeare, and Tolstoy, is the poet’s more personal side—his vivid memories of Thoreau, too, and Lincoln, and his expressions of hope in the democratic promise of the nation he loved.
Walt Whitman Speaks: His Final Thoughts on Life, Writing, Spirituality, and the Promise of America: A Library of America Special Publication #ad - . After each visit, traubel meticulously recorded their conversation, transcribing with such sensitivity that Whitman’s friend John Burroughs remarked that he felt he could almost hear the poet breathing. The result is a keepsake edition to touch the soul, capturing the distilled wisdom of America’s greatest poet.
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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson: With Linked Table of ContentsDancing Unicorn Books #ad - Although dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred poems were published during her lifetime. The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time. Although most of her acquaintances were probably aware of Dickinson's writing, Emily's younger sister, it was not until after her death in 1886-when Lavinia, discovered her cache of poems-that the breadth of Dickinson's work became apparent.
The Complete Poems of John Keats with an Introduction by Robert BridgesDigireads.com Publishing #ad - Keats was not well-received during his lifetime and sensing his imminent death viewed himself as a failure as is evidenced by the following statement written in an 1820 letter to Fanny Brawne: “I have left no immortal work behind me—nothing to make my friends proud of my memory—but I have lov'd the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remember’d.
History of course has remembered Keats differently, as one of the truly great poetic talents of all-time. Along with lord byron and percy bysshe Shelley, John Keats is considered one of the most important figures in the second generation of English Romantic poets. In 1814 john keats began an apprenticeship with Thomas Hammond, a surgeon and apothecary and by 1816 had achieved his apothecary’s license, which allowed him to practice medicine.
The Complete Poems of John Keats with an Introduction by Robert Bridges #ad - This edition includes his complete poetical works and includes an introduction by Britain’s poet laureate Robert Bridges. Despite his short life, keats produced an immense volume of poetry; however the esteem of his reputation rests primarily on the quality of his Odes, which are marked by their use of sensual imagery.
Born on halloween in 1795, john Keats lived a very short life, dying at the age of twenty-five from tuberculosis. However keats passion lied elsewhere and by the end of 1816 he was resolved to be a poet and not a surgeon.