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Walt whitman was a poet, essayist, and journalist who transformed poetry around the world with his disregard for traditional rhyme and meter and his celebration of democracy and sensual pleasure. Family origins walt whitman, arguably america’s most influential and innovative poet, was born into a working class family in west hills, new york, a village near hempstead, long island, on may 31, 1819, just thirty years after george washington was inaugurated a s the first president of the newly formed united states. Walt whitman was a 19th century writer whose life’s work, leaves of grass, made him one of the first american poets to gain international attention walt whitman spent most of his young life in brooklyn, where he worked as a printer and newspaper journalist through the 1850s.
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Childhood and early career walt whitman was born on may 31, 1819, in west hills, long island, the second of nine children his family soon moved to brooklyn, where he attended school for a few years. Walt whitman's america: a cultural biography [david s reynolds] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers winner of the bancroft prize and the ambassador book award and finalist for the national for the book critics circle award in his poetry walt whitman set out to encompass all of america and in so doing heal its deepening. Walt whitman biography - walt whitman was born in westhills, long island, may 31, 1819, in a farm-house overlooking the sea while yet a child hi. Walt whitman biography - the father of free verse, walt whitman was an american poet, essayist and journalist whose work served as a transition between transcendentalism and realism. Walt whitman biography walt whitman was born in westhills, long island, may 31, 1819, in a farm-house overlooking the sea while yet a child his parents moved to brooklyn, where he acquired his education. The walt whitman archive is a comprehensive resource about whitman's life and work, co-directed by dr ed folsom and dr kenneth m price whitman has been one of the most influential writers in american history.