Leaves of Grass
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Leaves of Grass

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A collection of quintessentially American poems, the seminal work of one of the most influential writers of the nineteenth century.
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Title:Leaves of Grass
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1416523715
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:624 pages

    Leaves of Grass Reviews

  • Selby
    Sep 11, 2007

    Whitman used to right fake reviews under false names for Leaves of Grass and send them to publishers, newspapers, and periodicals. I love that about him. So over the top. He had love for everything. E...

  • Lizzy
    Dec 17, 2016

    In Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman sings nature and his symbiosis with America, he sings the universe and his awareness of it all, but above all he sings the people and their quest for individuality and ...

  • Dan
    Jan 21, 2011

    Alright, my rating here is very misleading. I haven't read Leaves Of Grass. I don't even intend to read Leaves Of Grass. Not all the way through any way. It seems sort of weird to just read a big fat ...

  • Lauren Schumacher
    Aug 05, 2013

    When Leaves of Grass was first published, critics applauded Whitman "only that he did not burn" the "mass of stupid filth" immediately upon completion. They primarily objected to its sensual and occas...

  • Ben Wilson
    Nov 27, 2007

    Leaves of Grass is like reading every single instant message that I and a friend of mine ever wrote to one another over the course of the last ten years. Likely way too long, too self-serving and woul...

  • Collin
    Apr 12, 2008

    Holy shit this is self-important and tedious.--update: This has sat untouched on my desk all year. I can think of a hundred books I'd rather start than finish this, so I doubt I'll pick it back up unl...

  • Teresa
    May 22, 2013

    "Adeus, minha Fantasia!Adeus, querida companheira, minha amada!Vou, mas não sei para onde vou,Nem qual será a minha sorte, nem se alguma vez nos voltaremos a ver,Por isso, adeus, minha Fantasia!Agor...

  • Samadrita
    Aug 24, 2014

    There's only so much rhetoric on American imperialism I can ingest and assimilate at a stretch. Later, Mr Whitman.(paused at 47%)...

  • Araz Goran
    Oct 09, 2015

    شريد الطرقات وغريب الأطوار ،ملحن الكلمات ،الماشي بين السفوح والوديان ، المقاتل ، المتطرف الغائب ،الحاضر ، قد...

  • Ahmed Oraby
    Nov 16, 2013

    ويتمان شاعر داعر، عبقري، لطيف، حييّ، محب للكون والطبيعة والوجودعاشق للمتع والحياة واللذائدشعره داعر، ومفضوح...

About Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

Walter Whitman was an American poet, essayist, journalist, and humanist. He was a part of the transition between Transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse.Born on Long Island, Whitman worked as a journalist, a teacher, a government clerk, and a volunteer nurse during