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Specimen days in America.

Walt Whitman

Specimen days in America.

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Published by G. Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- War work,
  • United States -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWorks -- 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 317 p. --
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14674488M

      SPECIMEN DAYS should not be compared with any other work either by Cunningham or other authors writing in one of the three genres this book embraces. It is one of a kind and appreciating and celebrating that unique stance is the secret of finding its core significance/5(14).


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He kept a record his observations in "Specimen Days." He characterized the dead as "The Million Dead," and celebrated them in his poems.

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This week, Slate presents an excerpt from Leslie Jamison's introduction to Walt Whitman's Specimen Days and Collect, published by Melville House in November From Slate. What is Specimen Days. It doesn’t sit easily in any genre.

It’s restless in its recounting. Structurally, it’s a collection of prose fragments written across two decades of Walt Whitman’s life: his hospital. Prose Works Walt Whitman The Good Gray Poet also contributed to the greatest prose of American letters with his war diaries, Prefaces and Democratic Vistas in this complete Prose Works, the companion volume to ’s Leaves of Grass.

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by on May 7, About Specimen Days and Collect. Whitman’s uniquely revealing impressions of the people, places, and events of his time—with a brilliant new introduction by Leslie Jamison, author of the bestselling The Empathy Exams.

One of the most creative and individual poets America has produced, Walt Whitman was also a prolific diarist, note-taker, and essayist whose intimate observations and. So "Specimen Days" is both a very bad book and a very brave one.

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It is a work of surpassing power and beauty by one of the most original and daring writers at work today.4/4(26). Specimen Days in America Author WHITMAN, Walt Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Walter Scott Place of Publication London Date published Keywords AmerLit19thCent.

Specimen Days is essentially the great American poet Walt Whitman's scrap book. It documents most of his life's adventures, espeically his experience serving. Specimen Days is essentially the great American poet Walt Whitman’s scrap book.

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In Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer-winning novel The Hours, three central characters in three different historical periods ponder the same book: Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Cunningham's new novel, Specimen Days, three central characters in three different historical periods ponder the same book: Walt Whitman's Leaves Of Grass.

In The Hours, Woolf makes an appearance. Specimen Days and Collect, first published inis a choice collection of Whitman's uniquely revealing impressions of the people, places, and events of his time, principally the era of the Civil War and its page after page, a vast panorama of American life unfolds, and with it rare glimpse of Whitman as poet, empathetic.

Specimen Days and Collect, first published inis a choice collection of Whitman’s uniquely revealing impressions of the people, places, and events of his time, principally the era of.

Specimen Days is a genre-bending, haunting, and transformative ode to life in our greatest city, a work of surpassing power and beauty by one of the most original and daring writers at work today.

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Walter "Walt" Whitman ( - ) was an American poet, essayist and journalist. Specimen Days in America Walt Whitman Full view - All Book Search results » About the author () Walt Whitman was born on Long Island and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the son of a carpenter.

He left school when he was 11 years old to take a variety of jobs. By the time he Whitman was living on his own in New York 4/5(1). SPECIMEN DAYS. A HAPPY HOUR'S COMMAND. Down in the Woods, July 2d, —If I do it at all I must delay no longer. Incongruous and full of skips and jumps as is that huddle of diary-jottings, war-memoranda of –'65, Nature-notes of –'81, with Western and Canadian observations afterwards, all bundled up and tied by a big string, the resolution and indeed mandate comes to me this.

Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham pp, Fourth Estate, £ Is Specimen Days a novel, or three novellas loosely threaded together. This. Description Specimen Days in America, Walt Whitman, This British edition of Specimen Days in America was published in during Whitman’s lifetime.

Specimen Days in America was first published in America in This British publication was revised by Walt Whitman () with a fresh preface and additional note to ‘The Reader in the British Islands’.

Specimen Days, by contrast, abounds with plots—a ghost’s, a terrorist’s, a robot designer’s. Cunningham is still fonder of juxtaposition than sequence, and characters still lapse on Author: Caleb Cain.

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