Walt Whitman

By Johnny Fink

Walter Whitman was an American poet who lived during the time of transcendentalism. He was born on May 31, 1819 in West Hills New York, and died March 26, 1892 in Camden New Jersey, age 72. Walter Whitman, also referred to as Walt, was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism. He did this by incorporating both in his works.

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