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Essential Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman

Essential Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman

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A poem by Whitman may be whoops and hollers, or beating of drums, or the ebb of the tide singing to itself among the stones, or laments in the night or cries of ecstasy. Indeed, Whitman was the wind which blew poetry from its moorings in tradition and sent it into fresher waters; his poems celebrating the grandness of the human condition are cadenced for the voice and meant to be spoken aloud. In this recording drawn from the Caedmon archives, reader Ed Begley, Sr. performs selections from Whitman's lifelong work, "Leaves of Grass,"

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  • Published: June 2008
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: E028500
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