The Resource Song of myself : with a complete commentary, (electronic resource)

Song of myself : with a complete commentary, (electronic resource)

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Song of myself : with a complete commentary
Title
Song of myself
Title remainder
with a complete commentary
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Song of Myself", a portion of Walt Whitman's monumental poetry collection "Leaves of Grass", is perhaps one of his most loved poems. Whitman is considered by many to be one of the most important and influential American poets of all time and it is the beautiful and moving "Song of Myself" that helped cement his reputation. Exhilarating, fresh, epic, and modern, the poem is at its essence an optimistic and inspirational look at the world. It is also a brilliant and fascinating study in diction and wordplay. First composed in 1855, the poem seeks to capture the unique language and meanings of words of that time, while also embracing the rapidly changing world of mid-nineteenth century America. "Song of Myself" is the essential distillation of Whitman's poetic vision, which sought to make poetry more appealing and readable by employing a free verse style and a simple form. While it was hailed as a modern masterpiece by many critics soon after its first publication, it was also far ahead of its time and was considered scandalous and obscene for its frank depiction of human sexuality and desire
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1819-1892
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Whitman, Walt
Dewey number
811/.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Iowa Whitman series
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  • Whitman, Walt
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Song of myself : with a complete commentary, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420960761
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12317310
Publisher number
MWT12317310
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Song of myself : with a complete commentary, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420960761
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12317310
Publisher number
MWT12317310
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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