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<h2>Contents</h2> List of Illustrations 000 Acknowledgments 000 Introduction 000 Susan Belasco, Ed Folsom, and Kenneth M. Price Abbreviations 000 1. What We're Still Learning about the 1855 Leaves of Grass 150 Years Later Ed Folsom 000 Part 1. Foregrounding the First Edition 2. Whitman, Marx, and the American 1848 Betsy Erkkila 000 3. United States and States United: Whitman's National Vision in 1855 M. Wynn Thomas 000 Part 2. Reading the First Edition 4. "One goodshaped and wellhung man": Accentuated Sexuality and the Uncertain Authorship of the Frontispiece to the 1855 Edition of Leaves of Grass Ted Genoways 000 5. Whitman at Night: "The Sleepers" in 1855 Alan Trachtenberg 000 6. Complaints from the Spotted Hawk: Flights and Feathers in Whitman's 1855 Leaves of Grass Thomas C. Gannon 000 Part 3. Contextualizing the First Edition 7. Leaves of Grass and the Poetry Marketplace of Antebellum America Susan Belasco 000 8. Leaves of Grass (1855) and the Cities of Whitman's Memory William Pannapacker 000 9. The Lost Negress of "Song of Myself" and the Jolly Young Wenches of Civil War Washington Kenneth M. Price 000 10. "Bringing help for the sick": Whitman and Prophetic Biography Vivian R. Pollak 000 Part 4. Aftereffects 11. The Visionary and the Visual in Whitman's Poetics M. Jimmie Killingsworth 000 12. Walt Whitman as an Eminent Victorian Lawrence Buell 000 13. "To reach the workmen direct": Horace Traubel and the Work of the 1855 Edition of Leaves of Grass Matt Cohen 000 14. "Profession of the calamus": Whitman, Eliot, Matthiessen Jay Grossman 000 15. Whitman and the Cold War: The Centenary Celebration of Leaves of Grass in Eastern Europe Walter Grunzweig 000 Part 5. The Life behind the Book 16. "A Southerner as soon as a Northerner": Writing Walt Whitman's Biography Jerome Loving 000 17. Why I Write Cultural Biography: The Backgrounds of Walt Whitman's America David S. Reynolds 000 Part 6. A Poet Responds 18. "Strong is your hold": My Encounters with Whitman Galway Kinnell 000 Part 7. The Critical Response 19. The First Leaves of Grass: A Bibliography Donald D. Kummings 000 Contributors 000 Index 000
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Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Leaves of grass.