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Leaves of grass is a poetry collection by the american poet walt whitman (1819– 1892) the specific interpretation of many of whitman's major poems may be found in the articles associated with those individual poems particularly in song . Author of leaves of grass and, quite coincidentally along with another great poet emily dickinson, walt whitman was born on may 31st, 1819 he is considered. Walt whitman's great masterpiece leaves of grass stands out in the canon of analyze how its theories shape the cosmology presented by his.
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