Franklin

American giant : Walt Whitman and his times / by Frances Winwar.

Author/Creator:
Winwar, Frances, 1900-1985.
Publication:
New York, London, Harper & Brothers [1941]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv pages, 1 leaf, 341 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits 23 cm
8vo.
Subjects:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Poets, American.
Local subjects:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Biographies.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
England London.
Contents:
Beginnings
Paumanok
The effect upon me of my early life
The plague spot of the nation
Transcendentalism
The politician and the artist
Franklin Evans
Israfel and the new Adam
Editor of The eagle
I am the poet
O magnet
South!
From pent-up aching rivers
An end and a beginning
Of many things
Leaves of grass
The poet speaks for himself
The love of comrades
Walk amid the Brahmins
Drum-taps
The good gray poet and Peter Doyle
The noblest woman friend
So long!
Notes:
"First edition."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 322-331).
Local notes:
RBC copy has inscription dated March 22, 1944 and signed "Vic & Gail and Val" on front free endpaper.
Penn Provenance:
Hoeber, Ditta Baron (donor)
Baron, Herschel (former owner)
Penn Chronology:
1941
Contributor:
Walt Whitman Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Winwar, Frances, 1900-1985. American giant.
OCLC:
1283080
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