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Leaves of Grass and Selected Prose (1981) [Collection]
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The Modern Library College Editions edition of Leaves of Grass, with "the best" of his posthumously published poems and six offerings from his Prose Works 1892.


  • LEAVES OF GRASS ("Deathbed Edition")
    • Inscriptions
      • One's-Self I Sing
      • As I Ponder'd in Silence
      • In Cabin'd Ships at Sea
      • To Foreign Lands
      • To a Historian
      • To Thee Old Cause
      • Eidólons
      • For Him I Sing
      • When I Read the Book
      • Beginning My Studies
      • Beginners
      • To The States
      • On Journeys through the States
      • To a Certain Cantatrice
      • Me Imperturbe
      • Savantism
      • The Ship Starting
      • I Hear America Singing
      • What Place Is Besieged?
      • Still Though the One I Sing
      • Shut Not Your Doors
      • Poets to Come
      • To You
      • Thou Reader
    • Children of Adam
      • To the Garden the World
      • From Pent-up Aching Rivers
      • I Sing the Body Electric
      • A Woman Waits for Me
      • Spontaneous Me
      • One Hour to Madness and Joy
      • Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd
      • Ages and Ages Returning at Intervals
      • We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd
      • O Hymen! O Hymenee!
      • I Am He that Aches with Love
      • Native Moments
      • Once I Pass'd through a Populous City
      • I Heard You Solemn-Sweet Pipes of the Organ
      • Facing West from California's Shores
      • As Adam Early in the Morning
    • Calamus
      • In Paths Untrodden
      • Scented Herbage of My Breast
      • Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand
      • For You O Democracy
      • These I Singing in Spring
      • Not Heaving from My Ribb'd Breast Only
      • Of the Terrible Doubt of Appearances
      • The Base of All Metaphysics
      • Recorders Ages Hence
      • When I Heard at the Close of the Day
      • Are You the New Person Drawn toward Me?
      • Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone
      • Not Heat Flames up and Consumes
      • Trickle Drops
      • City of Orgies
      • Behold This Swarthy Face
      • I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing
      • To a Stranger
      • This Moment Yearning and Thoughtful
      • I Hear It Was Charged against Me
      • The Prairie-Grass Dividing
      • When I Peruse the Conquer'd Fame
      • We Two Boys Together Clinging
      • A Promise to California
      • Here the Frailest Leaves of Me
      • No Labor-Saving Machine
      • A Glimpse
      • A Leaf for Hand in Hand
      • Earth, My Likeness
      • I Dream'd in a Dream
      • What Think You I Take My Pen in Hand?
      • To the East and to the West
      • Sometimes with One I Love
      • To a Western Boy
      • Fast Anchor'd Eternal O Love!
      • Among the Multitude
      • O You Whom I Often and Silently Come
      • That Shadow My Likeness
      • Full of Life Now
      • A SONG OF JOYS
    • Birds of Passage
      • Song of the Universal
      • Pioneers! O Pioneers!
      • To You
      • France, The 18th Year of these States.
      • Myself and Mine
      • Year of Meteors (1859 - 60.)
      • With Antecedents
    • Sea-Drift
      • Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
      • As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life
      • Tears
      • To the Man-of-War-Bird
      • Aboard at a Ship's Helm
      • On the Beach at Night
      • The World below the Brine
      • On the Beach at Night Alone
      • Song for All Seas, All Ships
      • Patroling Barnegat
      • After the Sea-Ship
    • By the Roadside
      • A Boston Ballad (1854.)
      • Europe, The 72d and 73d Years of These States.
      • A Hand-Mirror
      • Gods
      • Germs
      • Thoughts
      • When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
      • Perfections
      • O Me! O Life!
      • To a President.
      • I Sit and Look Out
      • To Rich Givers
      • The Dalliance of the Eagles
      • Roaming in Thought (After reading HEGEL.)
      • A Farm Picture
      • A Child's Amaze
      • The Runner
      • Beautiful Women
      • Mother and Babe
      • Thought
      • Visor'd
      • Thought
      • Gliding o'er All
      • Hast Never Come to Thee an Hour
      • Thought
      • To Old Age
      • Locations and Times
      • Offerings
      • To the States, To Identify the 16th, 17th, or 18th Presidentiad.
    • Drum-Taps
      • First O Songs for a Prelude
      • Eighteen Sixty-One
      • Beat! Beat! Drums!
      • From Paumanok Starting I Fly like a Bird
      • Song of the Banner at Daybreak
      • Rise O Days from Your Fathomless Deeps
      • Virginia — The West
      • City of Ships
      • The Centenarian's Story
      • Cavalry Crossing a Ford
      • Bivouac on a Mountain Side
      • An Army Corps on the March
      • By the Bivouac's Fitful Flame
      • Come Up from the Fields Father
      • Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night
      • A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest, and the Road Unknown
      • A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim
      • As Toilsome I Wander'd Virginia's Woods
      • Not the Pilot
      • Year That Trembled and Reel'd Beneath Me
      • The Wound-Dresser
      • Long, Too Long America
      • Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun
      • Dirge for Two Veterans
      • Over the Carnage Rose Prophetic a Voice
      • I Saw Old General at Bay
      • The Artilleryman's Vision
      • Ethiopia Saluting the Colors
      • Not Youth Pertains to Me
      • Race of Veterans
      • World Take Good Notice
      • O Tan-Faced Prairie-Boy
      • Look Down Fair Moon
      • Reconciliation
      • How Solemn as One by One (Washington City, 1865.)
      • As I Lay with My Head in Your Lap Camerado
      • Delicate Cluster
      • To a Certain Civilian
      • Lo, Victress on the Peaks
      • Spirit Whose Work Is Done (Washington City, 1865.)
      • Adieu to a Soldier
      • Turn O Libertad
      • To the Leaven'd Soil They Trod
    • Memories of President Lincoln
      • When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd,
      • O Captain! My Captain!
      • Hush'd Be the Camps To-day (May 4, 1865.)
      • This Dust Was Once the Man
    • Autumn Rivulets
      • As Consequent, Etc.
      • The Return of the Heroes
      • There Was a Child Went Forth
      • Old Ireland
      • The City Dead-House
      • This Compost
      • To a Foil'd European Revolutionaire
      • Unnamed Lands
      • Song of Prudence
      • The Singer in the Prison
      • Warble for Lilac-Time
      • Outlines for a Tomb (G. P., Buried 1870.)
      • Out from Behind This Mask (To Confront a Portrait.)
      • Vocalism
      • To Him That Was Crucified
      • You Felons on Trial in Courts
      • Laws for Creations
      • To a Common Prostitute
      • I Was Looking a Long While
      • Thought
      • Miracles
      • Sparkles from the Wheel
      • To a Pupil
      • Unfolded Out of the Folds
      • What Am I After All
      • Kosmos
      • Others May Praise What They Like
      • Who Learns My Lesson Complete?
      • Tests
      • The Torch
      • O Star of France 1870-71.
      • The Ox-Tamer
      • An Old Man's Thought of School For the Inauguration of a Public School, Camden, New Jersey, 1874.
      • Wandering at Morn
      • Italian Music in Dakota
      • With All Thy Gifts
      • My Picture-Gallery
      • The Prairie States
    • Whispers of Heavenly Death
      • Darest Thou Now O Soul
      • Whispers of Heavenly Death
      • Chanting the Square Deific
      • Of Him I Love Day and Night
      • Yet, Yet, Ye Downcast Hours
      • As If a Phantom Caress'd Me
      • Assurances
      • Quicksand Years
      • That Music Always Round Me
      • What Ship Puzzled at Sea
      • A Noiseless Patient Spider
      • O Living Always, Always Dying
      • To One Shortly to Die
      • Night on the Prairies
      • Thought
      • The Last Invocation
      • As I Watch'd the Ploughman Ploughing
      • Pensive and Faltering
    • From Noon to Starry Night
      • Thou Orb Aloft Full-Dazzling
      • Faces
      • The Mystic Trumpeter
      • To a Locomotive in Winter
      • O Magnet-South
      • Mannahatta
      • All Is Truth
      • A Riddle Song
      • Excelsior
      • Ah Poverties, Wincings, and Sulky Retreats
      • Thoughts
      • Mediums
      • Weave in, My Hardy Life
      • Spain, 1873-74
      • By Broad Potomac's Shore
      • From Far Dakota's Cañons June 25, 1876.
      • Old War-Dreams
      • Thick-Sprinkled Bunting
      • What Best I See in Thee To U. S. G. return'd from his World's Tour.
      • Spirit That Form'd This Scene Written in Platte Cañon, Colorado.
      • As I Walk These Broad Majestic Days
      • A Clear Midnight
    • Songs of Parting
      • As the Time Draws Nigh
      • Years of the Modern
      • Ashes of Soldiers
      • Thoughts
      • Song at Sunset
      • As at Thy Portals Also Death
      • My Legacy
      • Pensive on Her Dead Gazing
      • Camps of Green
      • The Sobbing of the Bells (Midnight, Sept. 19-20, 1881.)
      • As They Draw to a Close
      • Joy, Shipmate, Joy!
      • The Untold Want
      • Portals
      • These Carols
      • Now Finalè to the Shore
      • So Long!
    • First Annex: Sands at Seventy
      • Mannahatta
      • Paumanok
      • From Montauk Point
      • To Those Who've Fail'd
      • A Carol Closing Sixty-Nine
      • The Bravest Soldiers
      • A Font of Type
      • As I Sit Writing Here
      • My Canary Bird
      • Queries to My Seventieth Year
      • The Wallabout Martyrs
      • The First Dandelion
      • America
      • Memories
      • To-day and Thee
      • After the Dazzle of Day
      • Abraham Lincoln, Born Feb. 12, 1809
      • Out of May's Shows Selected
      • Halcyon Days.
      • Fancies at Navesink
      • Election Day, November, 1884
      • With Husky-Haughty Lips, O Sea!
      • Death of General Grant
      • Red Jacket (from Aloft)
      • Washington's Monument, February, 1885
      • Of That Blithe Throat of Thine
      • Broadway
      • To Get the Final Lilt of Songs
      • Old Salt Kossabone
      • The Dead Tenor
      • Continuities
      • Yonnondio
      • Life
      • "Going Somewhere"
      • Small the Theme of My Chant From the 1869 edition L. of G.
      • True Conquerors
      • The United States to Old World Critics
      • The Calming Thought of All
      • Thanks in Old Age
      • Life and Death
      • The Voice of the Rain
      • Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here
      • While Not the Past Forgetting.
      • The Dying Veteran
      • Stronger Lessons
      • A Prairie Sunset
      • Twenty Years
      • Orange Buds by Mail from Florida
      • Twilight
      • You Lingering Sparse Leaves of Me
      • Not Meagre, Latent Boughs Alone
      • The Dead Emperor
      • As the Greek's Signal Flame
      • The Dismantled Ship
      • Now Precedent Songs, Farewell
      • An Evening Lull
      • Old Age's Lambent Peaks
      • After the Supper and Talk
    • Second Annex: Good-Bye my Fancy
      • Preface Note to 2d Annex Concluding L. of G. — 1891.
      • Sail Out for Good, Eidólon Yacht!
      • Lingering Last Drops
      • Good-Bye my Fancy
      • On, On the Same, Ye Jocund Twain!
      • My 71st Year
      • Apparitions
      • The Pallid Wreath
      • An Ended Day
      • Old Age's Ship & Crafty Death's
      • To the Pending Year
      • Shakspere-Bacon's Cipher
      • Long, Long Hence
      • Bravo, Paris Exposition!
      • Interpolation Sounds
      • To the Sun-set Breeze
      • Old Chants
      • A Christmas Greeting From a Northern Star-Group to a Southern, 1889-'90.
      • Sounds of the Winter
      • A Twilight Song
      • When the Full-Grown Poet Came
      • Osceola
      • A Voice from Death
      • A Persian Lesson
      • The Commonplace
      • "The Rounded Catalogue Divine Complete"
      • Mirages
      • L. of G.'s Purport
      • The Unexpress'd
      • Grand Is the Seen
      • Unseen Buds
      • Good-Bye my Fancy!
    • Backward Glance o'er Travel'd Roads
  • A Thought of Columbus
  • Preface, 1855 Edition
    • Democratic Vistas
    • Preface to "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free"
    • Preface to the Centennial Edition
    • Poetry To-day in America--Shakspere--The Future
    • Specimen Days
  • Index of first lines

Original title: Leaves of Grass and Selected Prose
Original languages: English


Genre: Poetry

The following works are contained within this one:
     Leaves of Grass (1855) [Collection]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Song of Myself (1855) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Not the Pilot (1860) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking (1860) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Beat! Beat! Drums! (1861) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     By the Bivouac's Fitful Flame (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Bivouac on a Mountain Side (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Eighteen Sixty-One (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     As Toilsome I Wander'd Virginia's Woods (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloom’d (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Wound-Dresser, the (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Army Corps on the March, an (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Drum-Taps (1865) [Collection]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Artilleryman's Vision, the (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     This Dust Was Once the Man (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     From Paumanok Starting I Fly Like a Bird (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Year That Trembled and Reel'd Beneath Me (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     O Captain! My Captain! (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     I Saw Old General at Bay (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Hush'd Be the Camps To-day (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Song of the Banner at Daybreak (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Come Up from the Fields Father (1865) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman
     Ethiopia Saluting the Colors (1871) [Poem]
      Author: Walt Whitman

Edition #1: Leaves of Grass and Selected Prose

Leaves of Grass and Selected Prose (1981)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Lawrence Buell
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Leaves of Grass and Selected Prose (1981)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 039432661X
Pages: 763

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