Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 April 2005

192 Pages | frontispiece

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195183429

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Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass

150th Anniversary Edition

Edited by David S. Reynolds

  • Captures the typeface, design and layout of the original edition supervised by Whitman himself
  • Contains an afterword by Whitman authority David Reynolds, in which he discusses the 1855 edition in its social and cultural contexts
  • Includes an appendix containing early responses to the volume, including Emerson's letter, Whitman's three self-reviews, and the twenty other known reviews published in various newspapers and magazines