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Leaves of Grass 1860

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ISBN-10: 1587298252

ISBN-13: 9781587298257

Edition: 150th 2009 (Anniversary)

Authors: Walt Whitman, Jason Stacy

List price: $24.95
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In May 1860, Walt Whitman published a third edition ofLeaves of Grass. His timing was compelling. Printed during a period of regional, ideological, and political divisions, written by a poet intimately concerned with the idea of a United States as ldquo;essentially the greatest poem,rdquo; this new edition was Whitmanrsquo;s last best hope for national salvation. Now available in a facsimile edition,Leaves of Grass, 1860faithfully reproduces Whitmanrsquo;s attempt to create a ldquo;Great construction of the New Biblerdquo; to save the nation on the eve of civil war and, for the first time, frames the book in historical rather than literary terms. In his third edition, Whitman added 146 new…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 150th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 550
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English