walt whitmans works

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Walt Whitman's Works Walter Whitman, Jr., was born on May 31, 1819, at Long Island, New York, to poor, obscure parents of English, Dutch, and Welsh descent-- the second son in a family of nine children. The first of his work was called "Leaves of Grass", at 1855. "It represents him as such, in shirt and trousers, with one hand on his hip and the other in his pocket (7; 137)." " 'Leaves of Grass,' is Whitman's own means of …

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…him crippled. He moved to Camden, New Jersey, to be near his mother and his brother, George. Although he never held a job, he regained some of his formal strength and supported himself by printing and selling his own books and writing for newspapers and magazines. "Leaves of Grass",which was constantly being expanded slowly became known in the United States and abroad. He died in New Jersey in the year 1892. Bibliography kim,richard."whitman."