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Walt Whitman, journalist

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reporters and reporting,
  • Journalism

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination79 leaves.
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25948021M
    OCLC/WorldCa13534299


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As a young man, he worked a variety of public jobs as schoolteacher, journalist, bookseller, carpenter and house builder; his Author: Scott Bradfield. Long before he was a celebrated poet, Walt Whitman was a working journalist.

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His book "Leaves of Grass," which he edited and expanded over the course of his life, is a masterpiece of American literature. He had worked for years as a journalist, yet Whitman did not cover the conflict as a regular newspaper correspondent.

His role as an eyewitness to the conflict was unplanned. When a newspaper casualty list indicated that his brother serving in a New York regiment had been wounded in lateWhitman traveled to Virginia to find him.

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Walt Whitman was not just the great American poet and author of the groundbreaking Leaves of Grass; in the years before the Civil War, he was also an accomplished journalist. One of his early ventures was the Brooklyn Freeman, a newspaper he founded in to express his opposition to the extension of slavery.

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"How it made my heart double-beat to see my piece on the pretty white paper, in nice type," Whitman wasn't just observing life for his own personal amusement, or even for his journalistic pursuits.

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Among the countless Northerners shocked by the Union defeat at Fredericksburg, Va., in December was the Brooklyn poet and journalist Walt Whitman. In Whitman’s case the shock was personal: his brother George was among the wounded. He quickly packed his bags and rushed south to the Union position.