Leaves Of Grass is Walt Whitman’s rare and genuine masterpiece; an exhilarating work of artistry deserving of the label in a thousand different ways. It is a landmark of American literature.
*Contains exclusive content: An Elegy To Walt Whitman, by E.M. Forster, author of A Passage To India.
WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892), one of the greatest authors of the nineteenth century, transformed forever the art of poetry.
He is considered by many to be the quintessential American poet.
His subversive vitality and sexual flare continues to exert a profound influence to this day.
“This uncensored new edition of Leaves Of Grass is quite simply the most unambiguously clear-eyed version of Walt Whitman’s anthem to bisexuality and independence ever published…”
PHILIP DOSSICK is the New York Times critically acclaimed writer and director of the motion picture The P.O.W. He has written for television, including the outstanding drama, Transplant, produced by David Susskind for CBS. His most recent books include Aztecs: Epoch Of Social Revolution, Sex And Dreams, Mark Twain In Seattle, The Naked Citizen: Notes On Privacy In The Twenty-First Century, and Raymond Chowder And Bob Skloot Must Die.