Chapter 1. Whitman's Life and Work, 1819–92

  1. Donald D. Kummings
  1. Gregory Eiselein

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996812.ch2

A Companion to Walt Whitman

A Companion to Walt Whitman

How to Cite

Eiselein, G. (2006) Whitman's Life and Work, 1819–92, in A Companion to Walt Whitman (ed D. D. Kummings), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996812.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120937

Online ISBN: 9780470996812

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Keywords:

  • poetry;
  • physical disabilities;
  • economic decline;
  • intellectual development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Childhood and Adolescence, 1819–36

  • Early Adulthood, 1836–48

  • Wandering and Experimenting, 1848–55

  • Leaves of Grass, 1855–61

  • The Civil War, 1861–65

  • Post-War Washington, 1865–73

  • Camden, 1873–84

  • Mickle Street, 1884–92