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Days with Walt Whitman

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"Days with Walt Whitman" by Edward Carpenter is a captivating and intimate glimpse into the life and mind of one of America's most celebrated poets. Carpenter's firsthand account of his time spent with Whitman offers a unique perspective on the poet's creative process, personal philosophies, and daily routines. The reader is transported to a bygone era, where they can witness the profound influence Whitman had on those around him. Carpenter's writing is both lyrical and insightful, making this book a must-read for fans of Whitman's work or anyone interested in learning more about the man behind the poetry. Overall, "Days with Walt Whitman" is a beautifully written homage to a literary legend, and a valuable addition to any bookshelf.

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"Days with Walt Whitman" is a contemplative summary of the life of Walt Whitman and the making of the poet, by one of his followers. Edward Carpenter collected a half dozen essays he had written about different aspects of the American poet's work and habits. The essays have an ecstatic but grounded style, elevating Whitman to immortality, and showcasing Carpenter's familiarity with ancient Sanskrit texts. - Summary by Czandra


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