Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

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Leaves of Grass (1855) is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman. Among the poems in the collection are "Song of Myself," "I Sing the Body Electric," "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking," and in later editions, Whitman's elegy to the assassinated President Abraham Lincoln, "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd." Whitman spent his entire life writing Leaves of Grass, revising it in several editions until his death.

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The 38th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 4th on The 16 Greatest Books of All Time (NYU Local)
  2. - 6th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books)
  3. - 8th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  4. - 13th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  5. - 70th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  6. - 71st on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  7. - 73rd on 100 Essential Books (Bravo! Magazine)
  8. - 100th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  9. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
  10. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdfmended_books.pd)
  11. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)
  12. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  13. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  14. - The Graphic Canon (Book)
  15. - Recommended Books (Academy of Achievement)
  16. - The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (Easton Press)
  17. - Select 100 (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

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