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
Արդյունքներ 88–ի 1-ից 5-ը:
... the young and with the mothers of families, read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life, re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and.
in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and your very flesh shall be a great poem. ... Buried in this odd catalogue of commandments is the plea to read his pages—or does he really mean leaves?—“every season of every year of ...
Where Christianity places the soul above the body, for example, Whitman writes, in section 5 of “Song of Myself”: I believe in you my soul, the other I am must not abase itself to you, And you must not be abased to the other.
So it would appear to be less like the usual idea of the soul—as a higher entity with which we will one day become identical by shedding our mortal selves—than as an elusive horizon of transformation. Late in “Song of Myself,” Whitman ...
I loafe and invite my soul, Ilean and loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. My tongue, every atom of my blood, form'd from this soil, this air, Born here of parents born here from parents the same, and their parents the ...