Walt Whitman


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Noun1.Walt Whitman - United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)Walt Whitman - United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)
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This is what I find the fatal defect of our American Ossian, Walt Whitman, whose way is where artistic madness lies.
And how inexpressibly sad it was to hear him prattling on of the ideal life, of socialism, of Walt Whitman and what not,--all the dear old quackeries,--while I was already settling down comfortably to a conservative middle age.
Two things are incompossible when the world of being has scope enough for one of them, but not enough for both -- as Walt Whitman's poetry and God's mercy to man.
[Reports on Zachary Turpin's discovery of a previously unknown 1852 novella by Whitman, called Life and Adventures of Jack Engle, now published online in the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review and available as a print book by the University of Iowa Press; quotes Ed Folsom and David Reynolds on the importance of the find.
There's no doubt that Walt Whitman, the American icon who broke from the bonds of conventional European poetry, gave our nation its poetic voice ("Celebrating 200 Years of Walt Whitman," by Daniel Thomas Moran, M/J 2019).
734 Walt Whitman Road, Melville The Wheelership leased 1,032 square feet of office space at 734 Walt Whitman Road in Melville.
Walt Whitman Elementary School in Wheeling held their second annual McTeacher's Night Fundraiser at the Wheeling McDonald's on Dundee Road.
Part 1 looks at major writers of 19th-century American literature: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, and Henry James.
El redactor-jefe de la revista, el poeta sevillano Adriano del Valle, fue uno de los amigos de Jorge Luis y Norah, y anos mas tarde dejo constancia de su primera impresion del escritor argentino: "Admirador fervoroso de Walt Whitman, tambien el parecia soportar sobre sus hombros inclinados todo el peso de los orbes liricos del viejo cantor americano" (citado en Artundo 435).
[Contains two poems about Whitman: "Walt Whitman in Trinidad I" (56-58), in three sections ("On His Novel Against Drinking"; "Erasure from Page One of Walt Whitman's Introduction to His Novel Against Drinking"; "Erasure from Page Two of Walt Whitman's Novel Against Drinking"); and "Walt Whitman in Trinidad II" (59), beginning "Your brother, too, drinks.
A literary scholar named Zachary Turpin at the University of Houston has discovered and published two previously unknown books by Walt Whitman during the last couple of years, but, like Columbus, he has been reluctant to recognize the implications of what he has found, and his principal commentators, some of them, have displayed the same reluctance, and, as a result, the full significance has not yet emerged.
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management has renewed its tenancy at the Melville Square Corporate Center, 1305 Walt Whitman Road in Melville, NY, announced The Feil Organization, the building's owner and manager.