Selected poems / Walt Whitman ; Harold Bloom, editor

Author(s): Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
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Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [New York] : The Library of America, c2003
Series: American poets project
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Introduction
"I am your voice - It was tied in you - In me it begins to talk" 3
"I am the poet of reality" 3
"One touch of a tug of me has unhaltered all my senses but feeling" 4
"Afar in the sky was a nest" 6
"The crowds naked in the bath" 7
"In vain were nails driven through my hands" 7
"There is no word in any tongue" 8
Song of Myself 11
"I wander all night in my vision" [The Sleepers] 95
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry 109
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking 117
I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life 126
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd 130
Poets to Come 145
To the Garden the World 145
From Pent-up Aching Rivers 146
I Sing the Body Electric 149
A Woman Waits for Me 160
Spontaneous Me 162
Ages and Ages Returning at Intervals 165
O Hymen! O Hymenee! 166
I Am He that Aches with Love 166
Facing West from California's Shores 166
As Adam Early in the Morning 167
In Paths Untrodden 171
Scented Herbage of My Breast 172
Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand 174
Of the Terrible Doubt of Appearances 176
City of Orgies 178
I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing 178
On the Beach at Night 183
The World Below the Brine 184
A Hand-Mirror 185
The Dalliance of the Eagles 186
As Toilsome I Wander'd Virginia's Woods 187
The Wound-Dresser 188
Reconciliation 192
There Was a Child Went Forth 192
Chanting the Square Deific 199
A Noiseless Patient Spider 202
O Living Always, Always Dying 203
The Last Invocation 203
A Clear Midnight 204
Good-Bye my Fancy 204
When the Full-Grown Poet Came 204
Good-Bye my Fancy! 205
"Respondez! Respondez!" 206
Biographical Note 213
Note on the Texts 215
Notes 217
Index of Titles and First Lines 219
Alternate Title(s): Poems.
Additional Authors: Bloom, Harold
Notes: LCCN: 2002032124
ISBN: 1931082324
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xxxi, 221 p. ; 20 cm
OCLC Number: 50422985
ISBN/ISSN: 1931082324

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