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Selected Poems Whitman by Walt Whitman

Selected Poems

Whitman by Walt Whitman

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ISBN : 9780786286041
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263 pages
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I contain multitudes, Walt Whitman says in his great poem Song of Myself, and this multitudinousness, expressed with a genius for language and an imaginative energy as powerful as that possessed by any writer, has come to define the inner meaningMoreI contain multitudes, Walt Whitman says in his great poem Song of Myself, and this multitudinousness, expressed with a genius for language and an imaginative energy as powerful as that possessed by any writer, has come to define the inner meaning - the mystic idea - of the American experience. Though he himself lived most of his life in and around New York City, Whitmans poetry encompassed the sweep of a continent.