New York, NY, U.S.A., Basic Books: 1984
Seller ID: 86302225
0465090591 372 pages including index. "...shrewd, ruthless, energetic, eloquent, and often brilliant." - Galway Kinnell. Provides the first convincing account of one of the profound mysteries of American literature: Walt Whitman's emergence, during the 1850s, as a great innovative poet. Usual library markings. Average wear. Decent copy. View More...
247 pages. Frontispiece illustration of subject, " ... the greatest and most brilliant star of his century... His numerous works, written in Latin, sleep undisturbed upon the shelves of libraries; hardly a single one of them, though in their day they enjoyed worldwide fame, has any message to our epoch." - from page 3. Above-average external wear and soiling. Few war service library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View More...