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Van Sise, B. A.

Summary: "With this fascinating synthesis of word and image, internationally renowned photographer B.A. Van Sise offers a visually stimulating anthology that will enchant lovers of both poetry and photography. At times whimsical, surreal, challenging, enigmatic, joyful and sobering, these portraits--running adjacent to poems by each of their subjects--highlight some of the most influential poets of our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schaffner Press 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 779.2 VAN

Traubel, Horace

Summary: "Here is Whitman the sage, champion of expansiveness and human freedom. Here too, is the poet's more personal side--his vivid memories of Thoreau, Emerson, and Lincoln, his literary judgments of writers such as Shakespeare, Goethe, and Tolstoy, and his expressions of hope in the democratic promise of the nation he loved. The result is a keepsake edition to touch the soul, capturing the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 811.3 WHI

Oliver, Mary

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: A collection of essays follows the author as she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labor; her boundless curiosity for the flora and fauna that surround her; and the responsibility she has inherited from the great thinkers and writers of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 OLI

Whitman, Walt

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.3 WHI

Whitman, Walt 1819-1892

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.3 WHI

Adams, John

Contents: Short ride in a fast machine (4:05) -- The wound-dresser (19:19) -- Berceuse eĺeǵiaque (9:27) -- Shaker loops (25:28).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos 2004

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Reef, Catherine.

Summary: A biography of Walt Whitman, whose poetry in "Leaves of Grass" reflected the great changes that took place in nineteenth-century America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1995

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB WHITMAN REE

Martin, Justin.

Summary: "In the shadow of the Civil War, a circle of radicals in a rowdy saloon changed American society and helped set Walt Whitman on the path to poetic immortality. Rebel Souls is the first book ever written about the colorful group of artists-- regulars at Pfaff's Saloon in Manhattan--rightly considered America's original Bohemians. Besides a young Whitman, the circle included actor Edwin Booth;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.3 Martin 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAR

Kaplan, Justin.

Summary: Chronicles the life of poet Walt Whitman, discussing his passions, poetry, and androgynous sensibility.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITMAN, WALT KAP

Whitman, Walt

Summary: A collection of poetry, letters, and prose by Walt Whitman that were inspired by the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.3 WHI

Brandeis, Gayle.

Summary: A woman who supports her family by selling her yard-sale and self-storage auction acquisitions, Flan Parker embarks on a life-changing odyssey of self-discovery and awareness after bidding on a mysterious box that is empty except for the word "yes."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Fred Hersch Ensemble

Contents: Part one. A riddle song (overture) (3:38) -- Song of the universal (3:52) -- Whoever you are holding me now in hand (:50) -- Song of myself (31:15) -- Part two. The mystic trumpeter (5:10) -- At the close of the day : instrumental (4:15) -- To you/Perfections (:22) -- The sleepers (5:42) -- Spirit that form'd the scene/On the beach at night along : interlude (5:19) -- After the dazzle of day...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Palmetto Jazz 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ Hersc

Hampson, Thomas.

Contents: As Adam early in the morning / Ned Rorem ; [text by] Walt Whitman (Rutenberg) (1:40) -- Ah! may the red rose live alway / Stephen Foster (Ungar, Mason, Alpher) (5:19) -- Shenandoah / arr. Roger Ames (Guzelimian) (2:46) -- Beautiful dreamer / Stephen Foster (Ungar, Mason, Alpher) (3:53) -- Danny Deever / Walter Damrosch ; [text by] Rudyard Kipling (Guzelimian) (3:45) -- Roses of Picardy / Haydn...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Angel 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD VOCAL HAM

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Buckwalter, Stephanie.

Summary: "Explores death poetry, including famous American and European poets and their poems, as well as literary criticism, poetic technique, explication, and prompts for further study"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 BUC

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS