The leaves of grass

Descobri maravilhado que Walt Whitman só escreveu um livro que foi crescendo a cada nova edição.

MAS NÃO É BEM ASSIM: “Walt Whitman published 11 books of poetry and prose, including one compilation volume released in 1892, the year he died. That number does not include seven different rewrites and re-releases he made of his famous book, “Leaves of Grass.”  clique aqui

POR OUTRO LADO: “As the end of 1891 approached, he prepared a final edition of Leaves of Grass, an edition which has been nicknamed the “Deathbed Edition”. He wrote, “L. of G. at last complete—after 33 y’rs of hackling at it, all times & moods of my life, fair weather & foul, all parts of the land, and peace & war, young & old”. clique aqui