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Among the leaves and grasses

Dorothy Waugh

Among the leaves and grasses

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Published by H. Holt & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdrawn and written by Dorothy Waugh.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL467 .W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 93 p.
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6767415M
    LC Control Number31033720
    OCLC/WorldCa509732


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Among the Multitude. Among the men and women the multitude, I perceive one picking me out by secret and divine signs, Acknowledging none else, not parent, wife, husband, brother, child. Forth from the war emerging, a book I have made, The words of my book nothing, the drift of it every thing, A book separate, not link'd with the rest nor felt by the intellect, But you ye untold latencies will thrill to every page.

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Along the way, he wrote fiction and poetry. In poetry, he experimented with many different styles. During ’s he wrote poetry which ended up in “Leaves of Grass.” He will redo and work on that book for the rest of his life.

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Leaves of Grass is one of less than half a dozen books that it’s taken me over six months to read – for the curious, the others are The Two Towers, The Return of the King, The Oxford English Dictionary and The Letters of Allen Ginsberg.

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Requiring very little care and providing almost nonstop drama in the garden.Whitman was inspired to begin Leaves of Grass after reading an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson which expressed a need for a uniquely American poet. When the book was first published, Whitman sent a copy to Emerson, whose praiseful letter of .