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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Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page Introduction POEMS FROM LEAVES OF GRASS 1855 1856 1860 1865-66 - DRUM-TAPS  AND SEQUEL TO DRUM-TAPS [1865-66] 1867 1871 1872 1876 1881 1888 1891 PROSE WRITINGS “THE CHILD'S CHAMPION” ...
... Whitman essentially wrote the same book over and over. Seven substantially different editions of Leaves of Grass were published in his lifetime, along with a few minor variants. New poems would be added each time, old ones.
New poems would be added each time, old ones rewritten, and the structure of the book rearranged. As a result, critics remain divided over the merits of different editions, and no one version of Leaves of Grass can stand alone to ...
When a black man named Anthony Burns was forced back into slavery after reaching freedom in Boston, Whitman wrote an acrid satirical poem,
... have also noted the surprising fact that most of the protest against Whitman's “indecency” had to do with his celebration of male- female sexuality, or autoeroticism, not the (to us) apparent declarations of the “Calamus” poems.