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    • Leaves of Grass

    • Written by: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Robin Field
    • Length: 18 hrs and 48 mins
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    One of the great innovators in American letters, Walt Whitman created a daringly new kind of poetry that became a major force in world literature. Leaves of Grass is his masterpiece, written in a pure, uninhibited style, combining sensual and mystical sensibilities. Its bold, joyous voice, its expansive optimism, and its transcendental vision made it uniquely American.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

    • Written by: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Diane Havens
    • Length: 15 mins
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    The themes of shared experience, the relationship of human beings to one another throughout time, and the ultimate power of place are explored in this poem by one of the most revered American poets, Walt Whitman. Its setting of NYC is dear to narrator Diane Havens, a native New Yorker, a Brooklynite.

    Price: CDN$ 6.44

    • Good Poems

    • Selected and Introduced by Garrison Keillor
    • Written by: Garrison Keillor (editor), Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and others
    • Narrated by: Garrison Keillor
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
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    Good Poems includes poems about lovers, children, failure, everyday life, death, and transcendence. It features the work of classic poets, such as Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Robert Frost, as well as the work of contemporary greats such as Howard Nemerov, Charles Bukowski, Donald Hall, Billy Collins, Robert Bly, and Sharon Olds Good Poems includes poems about lovers, children, failure, everyday life, death, and transcendence.

    Price: CDN$ 25.35

    • Leaves of Grass

    • The Original 1855 Edition
    • Written by: Walt Whitman, American Renaissance Books
    • Narrated by: Sam Torode
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
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    When Walt Whitman self-published "Leaves of Grass" in 1855, he rocked the literary world and forever changed the course of poetry. In subsequent editions, Whitman continued to revise and expand his poems - but none matched the raw power and immediacy of the first edition. This volume presents the 1855 "Leaves of Grass" in its entirety, unchanged, along with Ralph Waldo Emerson's famous letter to Whitman.

    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • Leaves of Grass

    • Written by: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Ed Begley
    • Length: 43 mins
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    Walt Whitman's celebrated poetry collection, read by Ed Begley.

    Price: CDN$ 9.55

    • Classic Tales of Hope and Courage

    • Selected Masterworks, Annotated for Modern Adventure Seekers
    • Written by: Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, William Ernest Henley, and others
    • Narrated by: Daniel H. Vimont
    • Length: 3 hrs
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    Let yourself be swept away by these classic tales of hope and courage!!

    - Classic tales (short stories and poems) of hope and courage from the 19th and 20th centuries

    Annotated for modern listeners

    The third entry in the Classic Tales series, joining "Classic Tales of Horror" and "Classic Tales of Christmas"

    For adventure fans of all ages, these stories are guaranteed to intrigue, delight, and sometimes take you by surprise!

    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • Leaves of Grass

    • Written by: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
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    Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." And Ralph Waldo Emerson found Leaves of Grass "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed," calling it a "combination of the Bhagavad Gita and the New York Herald."

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • The Greatest American Poetry

    • Written by: Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill Pullman, Meryl Streep, Elliott Gould, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
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    Elliott Gould, Burt Reynolds, Meryl Streep, and a host of other celebrities read over 100 poems by four of America's greatest poets. Walt Whitman celebrates the brash and rugged individualism of his country in exuberant language. The spare, precise language of Emily Dickinson conveys her penetrating vision of the natural world and an acute understanding of the most profound human truths.

    Price: CDN$ 16.67

    • Poets of Nature

    • A Meditation on the Human Connection with Earth
    • Written by: Walt Whitman, John Keats, Emily Dickinson, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Epstein, Malcolm Ingram, Emma Micklewright, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
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    It is hard to top the pleasure of a woodland walk in Spring unless of course you have a lyric poet as your guide. Now that is possible with Poets of Nature. Let Walt Whitman, John Keats, Emily Dickinson, Henry David Thoreau, Emily Bronte, and Ralph Waldo Emerson take you into that realm of Nature "where we seldom wander".

    Price: CDN$ 23.16

    • Song of Myself: The First and Final Editions of the Great American Poem

    • Written by: Walt Whitman, American Renaissance Books
    • Narrated by: Sam Torode
    • Length: 4 hrs
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    This book compiles both the first (1855) and final (1892) versions of Walt Whitman's masterpiece Song of Myself in one volume, making it unique and valuable for students of American literature. 

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • The Poetry of Walt Whitman

    • Written by: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Joan Allen, Bill Pullman, Burt Reynolds
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
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    Perhaps the first great and truly "American" poet, Walt Whitman's writing reflected the idealism and turbulence of the mid-19th century. His poetry broke new stylistic ground with its unconventional meter and rhyme schemes, yet celebrated democratic values, the beauty of nature, and the complex variety and vitality of American life.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • Grashalme

    • Ein Meisterwerk der Poesie
    • Written by: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Jürgen Fritsche
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
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    Walt Whitmans Gedichtzyklus gehört zu den berühmtesten Werken der amerikanischen Lyrik. "O Kapitän, mein Kapitän!" - wer kennt nicht diese Worte, gemünzt auf den verstorbenen Abraham Lincoln? Die "Grashalme" sind ein gewaltiges Werk, ein Gesang auf Natur, Liebe und Amerika.

    Price: CDN$ 16.02

    • Life and Adventures of Jack Engle. An Autobiography

    • Written by: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Sarah Jane Barry
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
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    This story ran as a serial in 1852 in the New York Sunday Dispatch, and for more than 160 years was buried in obscurity, unknown to the world as novel written by Walt Whitman. Zachary Turpin, a graduate student specializing in Whitman's works, had seen in his notes a sketch of a novel including the characters Covert, Wigglesworth, Smytthe and Jack Engle, but no work including these characters had ever been found.

    Price: CDN$ 1.18

    • Leaves of Grass

    • Written by: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
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    Leaves of Grass is the written expression of Whitman's view of life and humanity in the form of poetry. The author masterfully connects each poem in some way, while infusing his prose with his own philosophy. This collection is unique for its time due to the emphasis the author puts on pleasures of the flesh, without resorting to symbolism to any great extent.

    Price: CDN$ 33.01

    • Drum-Taps and Memoranda During the War

    • Written by: Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
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    Walt Whitman experienced first-hand the ravages of the Civil War as a volunteer nurse in the hospitals of Washington D.C. During that time, he filled notebooks with "impromptu jottings" that became the basis of two works: Drum-Taps, a collection of 71 poems, and Memoranda During the War, an intimate diary of his experience tending to the sick and dying during the war. These two historical works are presented here, narrated by acclaimed actor Bronson Pinchot.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • The Poetry of July

    • A Month in Verse
    • Written by: William Shakespeare, John Keats, Emily Dickenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 42 mins
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    July - the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, and summer is a rich harvest of colours and sights. Poets of the calibre of Shakespeare, Keats, Pope, Whitman, and Tennyson describe and marshall their thoughts for our delight.

    Price: CDN$ 5.45

    • Julie Andrews' Treasury for All Seasons

    • Poems and Songs to Celebrate the Year
    • Written by: Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton, Walt Whitman, and others
    • Narrated by: Julie Andrews, Emma Walton Hamilton
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    A vast array of poems old and new joyously celebrates each special day of the year, telling of New Year's resolutions, Valentine's Day love, Easter parades, Fourth of July fireworks, and more. Featuring verse from favorites like Walt Whitman, Jack Prelutsky, and Langston Hughes and poetic lyrics from the likes of Cole Porter and Oscar Hammerstein, plus heartfelt introductions by Julie Andrews describing favorite family holiday moments, this is the perfect collection for families to share together.

    Price: CDN$ 25.64

    • The Poetry Hour, Volume 4

    • Time for the Soul
    • Written by: William Butler Yeats, William Blake, Walt Whitman
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Poetry is often cited as our greatest use of words. The English language has well over a million of them and poets down the ages seem, at times, to make use of every single one. But often they use them in simple ways to describe anything and everything from landscapes to all aspects of the human condition. Poems can evoke within us an individual response that takes us by surprise; that opens our ears and eyes to very personal feelings.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • Life and Adventures of Jack Engle

    • An Auto-Biography; a Story of New York at the Present Time in Which the Reader Will Find Some Familiar Characters
    • Written by: Walt Whitman, Zachary Turpin - introduction
    • Narrated by: Jon Hamm
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
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    In 1852, young Walt Whitman - a down-on-his-luck housebuilder in Brooklyn - was hard at work writing two books. One would become one of the most famous volumes of poetry in American history, a free-verse revelation beloved the world over, Leaves of Grass. The other, a novel, would be published under a pseudonym and serialized in a newspaper. A short, rollicking story of orphanhood, avarice, and adventure in New York City, Life and Adventures of Jack Engle appeared to little fanfare. Then it disappeared.

    Price: CDN$ 28.23

    • Mother's Day Poetry, Volume 1

    • Written by: William Wordsworth, Walt Whitman, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Tim Graham
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    This volume of poetry brings together poems throughout history with very special women. The relationship with our Mother is one of the most powerful many of us will ever feel. It rivals those with our children and partners in a way that both permeates and challenges how and on what terms we live our lives. A woman giving birth is not only bringing life into the World, she is doing so, usually, at great pain to herself.

    Price: CDN$ 6.82

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