Leaves of Grass

Leaves of Grass


A collection of quintessentially American poems, the seminal work of one of the most influential writers of the nineteenth century.
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A chronology of the author's life and work
A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
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Title:Leaves of Grass
Edition Language:English
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Number of Pages:624 pages

    Leaves of Grass Reviews

  • Selby

    Whitman used to right fake reviews under false names for Leaves of Grass and send them to publishers, newspapers, and periodicals. I love that about him. So over the top. He had love for everything. E...

  • Lizzy

    In Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman sings nature and his symbiosis with America, he sings the universe and his awareness of it all, but above all he sings the people and their quest for individuality and ...

  • Michael

    Whitman sings the song of America like no other poet I know--the outsized joy and pain, the affinity for common folk and the love of nature and the sheer overwhelming feeling of every sight and sound ...

  • Dan

    Alright, my rating here is very misleading. I haven't read Leaves Of Grass. I don't even intend to read Leaves Of Grass. Not all the way through any way. It seems sort of weird to just read a big fat ...

  • Lauren Schumacher

    When Leaves of Grass was first published, critics applauded Whitman "only that he did not burn" the "mass of stupid filth" immediately upon completion. They primarily objected to its sensual and occas...

  • Ben Wilson

    Leaves of Grass is like reading every single instant message that I and a friend of mine ever wrote to one another over the course of the last ten years. Likely way too long, too self-serving and woul...

  • Collin

    Holy shit this is self-important and tedious.--update: This has sat untouched on my desk all year. I can think of a hundred books I'd rather start than finish this, so I doubt I'll pick it back up unl...

  • Mnemosyne

    "Adeus, minha Fantasia!Adeus, querida companheira, minha amada!Vou, mas não sei para onde vou,Nem qual será a minha sorte, nem se alguma vez nos voltaremos a ver,Por isso, adeus, minha Fantasia!Agor...

  • Samadrita

    There's only so much rhetoric on American imperialism I can ingest and assimilate at a stretch. Later, Mr Whitman.(paused at 47%)...

  • Araz Goran

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