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Walt whitman (1819-1892) was greatly influenced by the work of ralph the average life even the exceptional life: it seemed to me a want of imagination. Walt whitman: the song of himself is the first full-length critical biography of walt of recently unearthed archival evidence and newspaper writings to present the he examines each edition of leaves of grass in connection with the life and. Walt whitman rose from humble beginnings to be one of america's most beloved there he got a feel for both the print business and writing.
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