The Portable Walt Whitman
Penguin, 30 դեկ, 2003 թ. - 608 էջ
A comprehensive collection of Whitman's most beloved works of poetry, prose, and short stories
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He was particularly in the public eye during these years, when such English writers as William Rossetti, Algernon Charles Swinburne, J. A. Symonds, and Robert Stevenson contended that Americans did not fully appreciate him.
I rubbed my eyes a little to see if this sunbeam were no illusion; but the solid sense of the book is a sober certainty. It has the best merits, namely, of fortifying & encouraging. I did not know until I, last night, ...
It is as though his eyes come gradually into focus. What other writer could have led us so compellingly from the heights of the universe to ants and weeds? Who else could have infused so much reverence in a word like “scabs”?
... at second or third hand, nor look through the eyes of the dead, nor feed on the spectres in books, You shall not look through my eyes either, nor take things from me, You shall listen to all sides and filter them from your self.
... acceptation and realization and scream at my eyes, That they turn from gazing after and down.