Friday, July 01, 2005

Whitman Sampler

I celebrate myself,
And what I assume you shall assume.
For every atom belonging to me, as good belongs to you.

I loafe and invite my soul,
I lean and loafe at my ease, observing a spear of summer grass.

- Walt Whitman, from "Song of Myself"
The Teaching Company is offering a free lecture on Walt Whitman. It's presented by Professor James A. W. Heffernan of Dartmouth College from his course “Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition.” Enjoy!

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