Leaves of Grass
The Complete 1855 and 1891-92 Editions: A Library of America Paperback Classic
For almost thirty years, The Library of America has presented America's best and most significant writing in acclaimed hardcover editions. Now, a new series, Library of America Paperback Classics, offers attractive and affordable books that bring The Library of America's authoritative texts within easy reach of every reader. Each book features an introductory essay by one of a leading writer, as well as a detailed chronology of the author's life and career, an essay on the choice and history of the text, and notes.
The contents of this Paperback Classic are drawn from Walt Whitman: Poetry and Prose, edited by Justin Kaplan, volume #3 in the Library of America series.
Praise For Leaves of Grass: The Complete 1855 and 1891-92 Editions: A Library of America Paperback Classic…
-The Intelligencer, 1855
"The greatest of our poets . . . the American bard, our Homer and our Milton."
-Harold Bloom, 2005
Library of America, 9781598530971, 757pp.
Publication Date: January 20, 2011