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Poet of the Body

New York’s Walt Whitman

Published in conjunction with an eponymous Grolier Club exhibition, this catalogue presents the story of Walt Whitman’s coming of age as a poet through a unique assemblage of rare books, manuscripts, and artifacts, many never before seen, from the Whitman Collection of Susan Jaffe Tane, archives such as the Feinberg Collection at the Library of Congress and the New York Public Library’s Berg Collection, private family collections, and forgotten treasures from Bryn Mawr College’s Special Collections and the Brooklyn College Library.

224 pages | color plates | 8 x 11

Literature and Literary Criticism: American and Canadian Literature


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