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Leaves of grass: authoritative texts, prefaces, Whitman on his art, criticism. [electronic resource] Edited by Sculley Bradley [and] Harold W. Blodgett.

By: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Contributor(s): Bradley, Sculley, 1897- [ed.] | Blodgett, Harold William, 1900- [ed.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: A Norton Critical edition.Publisher: New York, Norton [1973]Description: lx, 1008 p. ports., facsims. 22 cm.ISBN: 0393043541; 9780393043549; 0393093883 (pbk.); 9780393093889 (pbk.).Subject(s): Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Leaves of grass | Whitman, Walt | Leaves of grassDDC classification: 811/.3 Other classification: 18.06 | HT 6911 | HT 6913 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Partial contents:
The Text of Leaves of Grass, 1891-1892 -- Epigraph : Come, said my soul -- Inscriptions -- Starting from Paumanok -- Song of myself -- Children of Adam -- Calamus -- Birds of passage -- Sea-drift -- By the Roadside -- Drum-taps -- Memories of President Lincoln -- Autumn Rivulets -- Whispers of heavenly death -- From Noon to starry night -- Songs of parting -- First annex : Sands at seventy -- Second annex : Good-bye my fancy -- Prefatory letter and a backward gland o'er travel's roads -- Other poetic writings -- Poems excluded from "Leaves of grass" -- Passages excluded from "Leaves of grass" poems -- Uncollected poems -- Unpublished poems -- Uncollected manuscript fragments -- Prefaces -- Chronology of Walt Whitman's life and work -- Whitman on his art --
Criticism -- Leaves of grass : a volume of poems just published / Walt Whitman -- Leaves of grass, Brooklyn, 1855 / Edward Everett Hale -- Leaves of grass / George Saintsbury -- [Whitman in retrospect] / William Dean Howells -- Walt Whitman's career / New York Times -- Whitman / Havelock Ellis -- Walt Whitman / Barrett Wendell -- The Form : constructive principles / Basil De Selincourt -- The Precipitant / Van Wyck Brooks -- Walt Whitman / John Cowper Pwys --
Whitman / D.H. Lawrence -- High Noon / Lewis Mumford -- Afterglow of the enlightenment / Vernon Louis Parrington -- Whitman's conception of the spiritual democracy / Henry Alonzo Myers -- Whitman : poetry of poetry writing / Cesare Pavese -- Some lines from Whitman / Randall Jarrell -- One's self I sing / Richard Volney Chase -- Walt Whitman : "Cosmos-inspired" / Gay Wilson Allen -- An Essay on Leaves of Grass / William Carlos Williams --
Walt Whitman I Japan / Iwao Matsuhara -- [Hindu mysticism and Whitman's song of myself"] / Malcolm Cowley -- Whitman and Indian thought / V.K. Chari -- [The "Plan" for Leaves of grass] / Roger Asselineau -- The First white aboriginal / Karl Shapiro -- Start with the sun / Bernice Slote -- Walt Whitman / Denis Donoghue -- The Answerer / Anthony Burgess -- Walt Whitman / Kenneth Rexroth -- Of love, death, and Walt Whitman / Horace M. Kallen -- The Critical response / Harold W. Blodgett.
Summary: In addition to Leaves of Grass the text includes other poetic works by Whitman together with reviews by critics and poets.
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Bibliography: p. [995]-997.

The Text of Leaves of Grass, 1891-1892 -- Epigraph : Come, said my soul -- Inscriptions -- Starting from Paumanok -- Song of myself -- Children of Adam -- Calamus -- Birds of passage -- Sea-drift -- By the Roadside -- Drum-taps -- Memories of President Lincoln -- Autumn Rivulets -- Whispers of heavenly death -- From Noon to starry night -- Songs of parting -- First annex : Sands at seventy -- Second annex : Good-bye my fancy -- Prefatory letter and a backward gland o'er travel's roads -- Other poetic writings -- Poems excluded from "Leaves of grass" -- Passages excluded from "Leaves of grass" poems -- Uncollected poems -- Unpublished poems -- Uncollected manuscript fragments -- Prefaces -- Chronology of Walt Whitman's life and work -- Whitman on his art --

Criticism -- Leaves of grass : a volume of poems just published / Walt Whitman -- Leaves of grass, Brooklyn, 1855 / Edward Everett Hale -- Leaves of grass / George Saintsbury -- [Whitman in retrospect] / William Dean Howells -- Walt Whitman's career / New York Times -- Whitman / Havelock Ellis -- Walt Whitman / Barrett Wendell -- The Form : constructive principles / Basil De Selincourt -- The Precipitant / Van Wyck Brooks -- Walt Whitman / John Cowper Pwys --

Whitman / D.H. Lawrence -- High Noon / Lewis Mumford -- Afterglow of the enlightenment / Vernon Louis Parrington -- Whitman's conception of the spiritual democracy / Henry Alonzo Myers -- Whitman : poetry of poetry writing / Cesare Pavese -- Some lines from Whitman / Randall Jarrell -- One's self I sing / Richard Volney Chase -- Walt Whitman : "Cosmos-inspired" / Gay Wilson Allen -- An Essay on Leaves of Grass / William Carlos Williams --

Walt Whitman I Japan / Iwao Matsuhara -- [Hindu mysticism and Whitman's song of myself"] / Malcolm Cowley -- Whitman and Indian thought / V.K. Chari -- [The "Plan" for Leaves of grass] / Roger Asselineau -- The First white aboriginal / Karl Shapiro -- Start with the sun / Bernice Slote -- Walt Whitman / Denis Donoghue -- The Answerer / Anthony Burgess -- Walt Whitman / Kenneth Rexroth -- Of love, death, and Walt Whitman / Horace M. Kallen -- The Critical response / Harold W. Blodgett.

In addition to Leaves of Grass the text includes other poetic works by Whitman together with reviews by critics and poets.

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