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Walt Whitman

(1819—1892) American poet

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Whitman, Walt[er]

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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(1819–92), ...

was born on Long Island, of English, Dutch, and Welsh stock. His family lived in Brooklyn (c.

Whitman, Walt

Whitman, Walt   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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2005
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“I greet you at the beginning of a great career, which yet must have had a long foreground somewhere for ...

Whitman, Walt

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

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2005
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the American poet, had a substantial influence on some Australian writers. He corresponded with Francis Adams but

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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In 1855 he published, at his own expense, Leaves of Grass - a volume of 12 poems that included ‘Song ...

Whitman, Walt

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The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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2010
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Of English and Dutch ancestry, Walt Whitman was born in West Hills, Long Island, on 31 May 1819. He ...

Whitman, Walt

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
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Walt Whitman, the self-professed bard of the people, was born on Long Island in 1819. Whitman spent much ...

Whitman, Walt

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David S. Reynolds

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1819–1892), poet. ... Walt Whitman revolutionized poetry by replacing conventional rhyme and meter with a free-flowing, proselike poetic form that followed the natural rhythms ... More
Whitman, Walt[er]

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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2002
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was born on Long Island, of English, Dutch, and Welsh stock. His family lived in Brooklyn (c.1823–33), where Walt was educated, and he later served as printer’s devil, journeyman ... More

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