Song of Myself


Author: Walt Whitman

To mark 160 years since its first publication, a new edition of the great American poet’s most famous work,,Do I contradict myself?,,Very well then I contradict myself.,,(I am large, I contain multitudes.),,Abundant, ecstatic, generous, courageous—this is the first American epic poem, a celebration of selfhood and a catalogue of 19th-century American life of all ages and races. R….Read More

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