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A Companion to Walt Whitman


Comprising more than 30 substantial essays written by leading scholars, this companion constitutes an exceptionally broad-ranging and in-depth guide to one of Americas greatest poets.

  • Timed to contribute to the year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of the original publication of Whitmans masterpiece, Leaves of Grass (First Edition, 1855).
  • Makes the best and most up-to-date thinking on Whitman available to students.
  • Designed to make readers more aware of the social and cultural contexts of Whitmans work, and of the experimental nature of his writing.
  • Includes contributions devoted to specific poetry and prose works, a compact biography of the poet, and a bibliography.

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