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Synopsis

Walt Whitman, whose work charted the transition between transcendental and realist verse, is regarded as one of the most influential poets in the American canon and is often celebrated as the father of free verse. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Whitman’s complete works, with beautiful illustrations, rare texts available in no other collection and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Whitman's life and works
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works
* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes two collections of Whitman's letters - spend hours exploring the poet's personal correspondence
* Also includes Whitman’s scarce novel FRANKLIN EVANS, appearing here for the first time in digital print
* Features the complete prose works
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* UPDATED with NCX toc feature

CONTENTS:

The Poetry Collections
LEAVES OF GRASS, 1855
LEAVES OF GRASS, 1892
OLD AGE ECHOES
UNCOLLECTED AND REJECTED POEMS

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Novel
FRANKLIN EVANS

Other Prose Works
LIST OF PROSE WORKS

The Letters
THE WOUND DRESSER
THE LETTERS OF ANNE GILCHRIST AND WALT WHITMAN

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