Specimen Days

Specimen Days

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Published in 1882, Whitman's uniquely revealing impressions of the people, places, and events of his time, principally the Civil War era and its aftermath, offer a rare excursion into the mind and heart of one of America's greatest poets. His intimate observations and reflections have profoundly deepened understanding of 19th-century American life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 137 x 216 x 19mm | 394g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Dover ed
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 048628641X
  • 9780486286419
  • 458,554

About Walt Whitman

One of America's most influential and innovative poets, Walt Whitman (1819-92) worked as a teacher, journalist, and volunteer nurse during the Civil War. Proclaimed as the nation's first "poet of democracy," Whitman reached out to common readers and opposed censorship with his overt celebrations of sexuality
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59 ratings
4.27 out of 5 stars
5 42% (25)
4 46% (27)
3 8% (5)
2 3% (2)
1 0% (0)
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