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From noon to starry night : a life of Walt Whitman

Author: Philip Callow
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In From Noon to Starry Night, published on the 100th anniversary of Walt Whitman's death, the great Poet of democracy has at last found his biographer. Philip Callow brings to Whitman's extraordinary life the skills and sensitivities of novelist, poet, and biographer. Here is the life of America's poet - beguiling, surprising, in some ways magical - a wonderfully detailed portrait, lyrically told. More successfully  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Callow, Philip.
From noon to starry night.
Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1992
(OCoLC)609360095
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Callow
ISBN: 0929587952 9780929587950 0850319080 9780850319088
OCLC Number: 25551685
Description: xvi, 394 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The unfinished country --
Mothers --
Pupil-teacher --
"This is the city" --
Reunion in Brooklyn --
South --
Life as an art --
Birth of rainbow --
Lilac and star and bird --
The descent.
Responsibility: Philip Callow.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_186735

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Published to coincide with the centenary of Walt Whitman's death, this biography looks at one of America's greatest poets. Controversial for his outspokenness on sexual matters which seemed to  Read more...
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