Song of Myself

Song of Myself Author Walt Whitman
ISBN-10 9780486113173
Release 2012-03-02
Pages 64
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It was with this first version of "Song of Myself," from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, that Whitman first made himself known to the world. Readers of revised editions will find this version surprising, and often superior. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.



Walt Whitman s Song of Myself

Walt Whitman s Song of Myself Author Walt Whitman
ISBN-10 9781134476817
Release 2013-10-18
Pages 224
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Since 1855, Walt Whitman's Song of Myself has been enjoyed, debated, parodied and imitated by readers, critics and artists crossing national and linguistic boundaries. Many argue that it is the most influential poem ever written by an American. This sourcebook and critical edition provides easy access to: * information on the contexts of Whitman's work, including biographical details and a chronology * an overview of the critical reception of the poem and extracts from important criticism, reprinted with clear introductory headnotes * key passages from the original 1855 edition, with commentary and annotation * the full 'final' 1881 edition of the poem. Cross-references link the critical, contextual and textual sections of the volume, encouraging an integrated understanding of this creative and controversial text. Complementing a wealth of material with suggestions for further reading, this volume is ideal for readers with no knowledge of the poem, or for those returning anew to a favourite text.



Gesang von mir selbst

Gesang von mir selbst Author Walt Whitman
ISBN-10 9785879508864
Release 1926
Pages 88
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?bertragen und eingeleitet von Max Hayek.



Song of Myself and Other Poems

Song of Myself  and Other Poems Author Walt Whitman
ISBN-10 9781582435718
Release 2010
Pages 260
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Walt Whitman was deeply interested in the American language as it was emerging in his time. He was fascinated by the vocabularies of the sciences and the streets, and was a regular visitor to the New York Public Library, where he loved to peer into the provenience of the words he overheard and read. In this beautiful book, Robert Hass and Paul Ebencamp walk us through Whitman's "Song of Myself"--one of the greatest poems in American literature. Much is revealed about the words Whitman chose in 1855--their inflections, meanings, and native usages we wouldn't otherwise know. In doing so, we understand perhaps for the first time, Whitman's query in Song of Myself: "Have you felt so proud to get at the meaning of poems?" In the first part of the collection, Hass an introduction to the poem and, with Paul Ebenkamp, a rich annotation of "Song of Myself"--both the first version from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, and the final, revised text that appeared in the so-called "Deathbed" edition of 1892. The second part of this book includes a selection of poems from across the span of Whitman's career that gives us a fresh look at Whitman's work.



Whitman Illuminated

Whitman Illuminated Author Walt Whitman
ISBN-10 9781473512535
Release 2014-11-20
Pages 256
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Walt Whitman's iconic collection of poems, Leaves of Grass, has earned a reputation as a sacred American text. Whitman himself made such comparisons, going so far as to use biblical verse as a model for his own. So it's only appropriate that artist and illustrator Allen Crawford has chosen to illuminate - like medieval monks with their own holy scriptures - Whitman's masterpiece and the core of his poetic vision, 'Song of Myself'. Crawford has turned the original sixy-page poem from Whitman's 1855 edition into a sprawling 234-page work of art. The handwritten text and illustrations intermingle in a way that's both surprising and wholly in tune with the spirit of the poem - they're exuberant, rough and wild. Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself is a sensational reading experience, an artefact in its own right and a masterful tribute to one of America's greatest poets.



Songs of Myself Quartet

Songs of Myself  Quartet Author Ojaide, Tanure
ISBN-10 9789789183319
Release 2016-12-19
Pages 184
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Songs of Myself: Quartet is deeply rooted in the indigenous African poetic tradition. The great udje poets first composed songs paying tribute to the god of songs, followed by songs of self-exhortation,and then songs mocking themselves before satirizing others. This collection incorporates some of these aspects of the oral poetic genre in its four-part structure. It deals with self-examination and the minstrel’s alter-ego as a way of attempting to know himself. So, there is self-mockery that justifies mocking others. The four parts of the collection are: “Pulling the Thread of the Loom,” “Songs of Myself,” “Songs of the Homeland Warrior,” and “Secret Love and Other Poems.”



Grammardog Guide to Song of Myself

Grammardog Guide to Song of Myself Author Mary Jane McKinney
ISBN-10 9781608570010
Release 2008-10-01
Pages 57
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Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this poem. All sentences are from the poem. Quizzes feature famous quotes ("I stop somewhere waiting for you." "I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake." "I sound my barbaric YAWP over the roofs of the world." "All goes onward and outward, nothing collapses and to die is different from what anyone supposed, and luckier.").



Finally a Song of Myself

Finally  a Song of Myself Author Naomi Eisenberg
ISBN-10 9781312083431
Release 2014-04-28
Pages 34
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A book of poetry and shorts by a seventeen year old playing with the limits of words.



Song of Myself The First Edition of 1855 The Death Bed Edition of 1892

Song of Myself  The First Edition of 1855   The Death Bed Edition of 1892 Author Walt Whitman
ISBN-10 9788074849770
Release 2013-11-10
Pages 260
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This carefully crafted ebook: “Song of Myself: The First Edition of 1855 + The Death Bed Edition of 1892” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "Song of Myself" is a poem by Walt Whitman that is included in his work Leaves of Grass. It has been credited as "representing the core of Whitman’s poetic vision". The poem was first published without sections as the first of twelve untitled poems in the first (1855) edition of Leaves of Grass. The first edition was published by Whitman at his own expense. In 1856 it was called "A Poem of Walt Whitman, an American" and in 1860 it was simply termed "Walt Whitman." Walter "Walt" Whitman (1819 – 1892) was an American poet, essayist and journalist. His work was very controversial in its time, particularly his poetry collection Leaves of Grass, which was described as obscene for its overt sexuality.



Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman Author Harold Bloom
ISBN-10 9781438115900
Release 2009-01-01
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Presents a critical analysis of some of the works of Walt Whitman including a short biography.



Masterpieces of American Romantic Literature

Masterpieces of American Romantic Literature Author Melissa McFarland Pennell
ISBN-10 0313331413
Release 2006
Pages 202
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This research guide is an annotated bibliography of sources dealing with the string quartet. This second edition is organized as in the original publication (chapters for general references, histories, individual composers, aspects of performance, facsimiles and critical editions, and miscellaneous topics) and has been updated to cover research since publication of the first edition. Listings in the previous volume have been updated to reflect the burgeoning interest in this genre (social aspects, newly issued critical editions, doctoral dissertations). It also offers commentary on online links, databases, and references.



Bloom s How to Write about Walt Whitman

Bloom s How to Write about Walt Whitman Author Frank D. Casale
ISBN-10 9781438127682
Release 2009
Pages 273
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Walt Whitman's passionate writing style and bold subject matter have deeply influenced American poetry. Nearly all of his poems were published in Leaves of Grass, which Whitman obsessively expanded, edited, and republished throughout his life, ultimately leaving behind a powerful literary legacy. Twenty of his most commonly read and studied poems are discussed in depth in this volume, which also features ideas for essay topics to assist students in developing critical-thinking skills.



Leaves of Grass Maxnotes Literature Guides

Leaves of Grass  Maxnotes Literature Guides Author Kevin Kelly
ISBN-10 0878912274
Release 1999-01
Pages 128
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REA's MAXnotes for Victor Hugo's Les Miserables MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.



Social Criticism and Nineteenth Century American Fictions

Social Criticism and Nineteenth Century American Fictions Author Robert Shulman
ISBN-10 082620726X
Release 1989
Pages 326
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The changing market society of the nineteenth century had a deep impact on American writers and their works. The writers responded with important insights into the alienation brought on by the country's capitalist development. Shulman uses theorists from Tocqueville to Gramsci and the New Left historians, as well as drawing on other recent historical and critical studies, to examine major nineteenth-century American works as they illuminate and are illuminated by their society. Using works by Benjamin Franklin, Mark Twain, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Chesnutt, Walt Witman, Edith Wharton, and Theodore Dreiser, he shows the urgency, energy, and variety of response that capitalism elicited from a range of writers.



The Americanness of Walt Whitman

The Americanness of Walt Whitman Author Walt Whitman
ISBN-10 1434450651
Release 2009-03-01
Pages 148
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A study on problems in American civilization, prepared by the Department of American Studies, Amherst College.



A Companion to Walt Whitman

A Companion to Walt Whitman Author Donald D. Kummings
ISBN-10 9781405195515
Release 2009-10-19
Pages 624
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Comprising more than 30 substantial essays written by leading scholars, this companion constitutes an exceptionally broad-ranging and in-depth guide to one of America?s greatest poets. Makes the best and most up-to-date thinking on Whitman available to students Designed to make readers more aware of the social and cultural contexts of Whitman?s work, and of the experimental nature of his writing Includes contributions devoted to specific poetry and prose works, a compact biography of the poet, and a bibliography



The Sublime

The Sublime Author Harold Bloom
ISBN-10 9781604134438
Release 2010
Pages 296
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Explores the literary theme of the Sublime in works ranging from "Emma" to "The Fall of the House of Usher" and Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" to the poetry of William Butler Yeats.