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Walt Whitman (edition 2008)
by Walt Whitman, Jonathan Levin (Herausgeberin), Jim Burke (Illustratorin)
Poetry for Young People: Walt Whitman by Jonathan Levin
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0806995300, Hardcover)
"An outstanding introduction to Whitman's life and work. A biographical sketch and a description of the time period...preface this collection of 26 poems and excerpts. Levin... introduces each selection with pertinent information about its relevance to a larger work, its relationship to Whitman's beliefs, or the symbolism within it... selections are thought provoking, descriptive, and full of emotion. Burke's pastel drawings add to the feelings...and to the emotional impact of each poem...This superb volume can be used to teach literature or to show a variety of poetic devices and style."--School Library Journal. 48 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:19:28 -0400)
An illustrated collection of twenty-six poems and excerpts from longer poems by the renowned nineteenth-century poet, Walt Whitman, with commentary and definitions of unfamiliar words. Includes an introduction about the poet's life and work.
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