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New PDF release: Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself

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By Walt Whitman,Allen Crawford

Walt Whitman's iconic number of poems, Leaves of Grass, has earned a name as a sacred American textual content. Whitman himself made such comparisons, going as far as to take advantage of biblical verse as a version for his personal. So it is only applicable that artist and illustrator Allen Crawford has selected to light up - like medieval clergymen with their very own holy scriptures - Whitman's masterpiece and the middle of his poetic imaginative and prescient, 'Song of Myself'. Crawford has grew to become the unique sixy-page poem from Whitman's 1855 version right into a sprawling 234-page murals. The handwritten textual content and illustrations intermingle in a fashion that is either superb and absolutely in song with the spirit of the poem - they are exuberant, tough and wild.

Whitman Illuminated: music of Myself is a sensational studying event, an artefact in its personal correct and a masterful tribute to at least one of America's maximum poets.

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