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Laws for Creations

Whitman, Walt

ISBN 10: 0312426070 / 0-312-42607-0
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Publisher: Picador
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
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In Walt Whitman, Michael Cunningham sees a poet whose vision of humanity is ecstatic, democratic, and sensuous. Just over a hundred years ago, Whitman celebrated America as it survived the Civil War, as it endured great poverty, and as it entered the Industrial Revolution, which would make it the most powerful nation on Earth. In Specimen Days Michael Cunningham makes Whitman's verse sing across time, and in Laws for Creations he celebrates what Whitman means to him, and how he appeared at the heart of his new novel.

Just as the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Hours drew on the life and work of English novelist Viriginia Woolf, Specimen Days lovingly features the work of American poet Walt Whitman. Bringing together extracts from Whitman's prodigious writings, including Leaves of Grass and his journal, Specimen Days, Michael Cunningham's Laws for Creations provides an introduction to one of America's greatest visionary poets from one of our greatest contemporary novelists.

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Book Description: Picador, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction by Michael Cunningham Poetry Selection fromLeaves of Grass, The First Edition, 1855 "I celebrate myself" Selections fromLeaves of Grass, The Final Edition, 1891-1892 From "Inscriptions" Poets to Come From "Children of Adam" I Sing the Body Electric (first stanza) From "Calamus" City of Orgies To a Stranger Full of Life Now Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Song of the Answerer (first stanza) Song of the Broad-Axe (fourth stanza) From "Birds of Passage" To You From "Sea Drift" Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking From "Drum-Taps" Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun From "Autumn Rivulets" There Was a Child Went Forth Laws for Creations The Sleepers (first stanza) From "Whispers of Heavenly Death" Whispers of Heavenly Death O Living Always, Always Dying From "From Noon to Starry Night" Mannahatta As I Walk These Broad Majectic Days A Clear Midnight From "Songs of Parting" As the Time Draws Nigh My Legacy So Long! Prose Selections fromSpecimen Days, 1882-1883 Opening of the Secession War A Secesh Brave A Night Battle, Over a Week Since Battle of Gettysburg Death of a Hero Thoughts Under an OakA Dream New SensesNew Joys Nature and DemocracyMorality Selections fromCollect, 1882-1883 Darwinism(Then Furthermore) MonumentsThe Past and the Present The Last Collective Compaction Preface toLeaves of Grass, The Final Edition, 1891-1892: A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0312426070

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