Poet Walt Whitman in his home in New Jersey in 1891. Born 200 years ago this week, Whitman is celebrated in America for his daring poetry collection Leaves of Grass. Samuel Murray/Wikimedia...
Walt Whitman is both a major poet and an outstanding personality in the history of American literature. He rose from obscurity to monumental fame, coming to be recognized as a national figure. His achievement is great, although it has been sometimes obscured by unfair, hostile criticism — or, conversely, by extravagant praise.
The Walt Whitman Archive is a comprehensive resource about Whitman's life and work, co-directed by Dr. Ed Folsom and Dr. Kenneth M. Price. Whitman has been one of the most influential writers in American history. Among his works are Leaves of Grass and Memoranda During the War, which describes the poet's experiences while nursing Civil War ...
Leaves of Grass, collection of poetry by American author Walt Whitman, first presented as a group of 12 poems published anonymously in 1855. It was followed by five revised and three reissued editions during the author’s lifetime. Poems not published in his lifetime were added in 1897.
Walt Whitman. Stupid, Hate, Crazy. 385 Copy quote. Every hour of every day is an unspeakably perfect miracle. Walt Whitman. Perfect, Miracle, Hours. 179 Copy quote. The truth is simple. If it was complicated, everyone would understand it.
Walt Whitman was born to parents Louisa Van Veslor and Walter Whitman Sr., in West Hills, Long Island, New York. Throughout his early life, he jumped from different jobs, learning about the American experience. His best-known work is the collection of personal poems, Leaves of Grass.
Walt Whitman is America’s world poet—a latter-day successor to Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Shakespeare. In Leaves of Grass (1855, 1891-2), he celebrated democracy, nature, love, and friendship. This monumental work chanted praises to the body as well as to the soul, and found beauty and...
Walt Whitman is easily one of America’s most well-known poets. His collection, Leaves of Grass, was published in eight editions during his life, each with revisions and an expanded set of poems that celebrated American democracy, individualism, and life, and connected individuals to each other and to nature with a “barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.”
Walter «Walt» Whitman ( West Hills, Nueva York; 31 de mayo de 1819 - Camden, Nueva Jersey; 26 de marzo de 1892) fue un poeta, enfermero voluntario, ensayista, periodista y humanista estadounidense. Su trabajo se inscribe en la transición entre el trascendentalismo y el realismo filosófico, incorporando ambos movimientos a su obra.
Walt Whitman ( Huntington, 31 de maio de 1819 – Camden, 26 de março de 1892) foi um poeta, ensaísta e jornalista estadunidense, considerado por muitos como o "pai do verso livre ". Paulo Leminski o considerava o grande poeta da Revolução americana, como Maiakovsky seria o grande poeta da Revolução russa. [ 1]