Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

This is a complete list of Walt Whitman books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Walt Whitman Works in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate: A Tale of the Times
1842
2
Life and Adventures of Jack Engle
1852
3
10
Leaves of Grass
1855
4
Song of Myself
1856
5
Manly Health and Training with Off-Hand Hints Towards Their Conditions
1858
6
Oh Captain! My Captain!
1865
7
Drum Taps
1865
8
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
1865
9
Democratic Vistas: The Original Edition in Facsimile
1871
10
Democratic Vistas and Other Papers
1871
11
Civil War Poetry and Prose
1872
12
Specimen Days
1882
13
November Boughs
1888
14
An American Primer: With Facsimiles of the Original Manuscript
1904
15
The Gathering of the Forces
1920
16
Rivulets of Prose
1928
17
I Hear America Singing
1966
18
Lafayette in Brooklyn
1973
19
The Sleepers; A Poem
1973
20
Pictures: An Unpublished Poem Of Walt Whitman
1977
21
The half-breed, and other stories
1978
22
Memoranda during the War
1988
23
I Sing The Body Electric
1995
24
Collect
2004
25
The Mystic Poets
2004
26
Shooting Niagara: And After?
2015
27
Beat! Beat! Drums!
2015
28
Song of the Broad-Axe
2015
29
Chants Democratic
2015
30
To a Pupil
2015
31
Boston Town
2015
32
The Poetry of the Future
2018
33
Somewhere Waiting: Song of Myself
2018
34
President Lincoln's Funeral Hymn
2018
35
Live Oak, with Moss
2019
36
Brooklyn
2019
37
The World Below the Brine
2021

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Selected Letters of Walt Whitman
1855
2
Leaves of Grass and Other Writings
1855
3
Guide to Manly Health and Training
1858
4
The Wound Dresser: A Series of Letters Written from the Hospitals in Washington during the War of the Rebellion
1975
5
New York dissected: A sheaf of recently discovered newspaper articles by the author of Leaves of grass
1976
6
Walt Whitman's Diary in Canada - With Extracts from Other of His Diaries and Literary Note-Books
1977
7
City of Orgies and Other Poems
1980
8
Selected Poems 1855-1892
1980
9
10
Poetry and Prose
1982
10
Notebooks and Unpublished Prose Manuscripts: Volume I: Family Notes and Autobiography, Brooklyn and New York
1984
11
Voyages: Poems by Walt Whitman
1988
12
Wrenching Times: Poems from Drum-Taps
1991
13
Whitman: Poems
1994
14
Memories of President Lincoln
1996
15
The Walt Whitman Reader
2000
16
Earth, My Likeness: Nature Poetry of Walt Whitman
2005
17
Masculine Beauty of Walt Whitman's Poetry Of Same-Sex Affection
2014
18
Whitman's Dogs: Leaves of Grass and Other Poems
2016
19
Every Hour, Every Atom of Walt Whitman's Early Notebooks and Fragments
2020
20
"The Million Dead, Too, Summ'd Up": Walt Whitman's Civil War Writings (With: Christopher Merrill, Ed Folsom)
2021

List of Walt Whitman Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Children's Hour: Leaders and Heroes
1954
2
Prose and Poetry of the American West
1991
3
Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian: A Literary Anthology
1993
4
Poetry Out Loud: The Year's Best
1993
5
Earth-Shattering Poems
1998
6
Writing New York
1998
7
A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology
2002
8
The Little Big Book of California
2005
9
Writers: Their Lives and Works
2018
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Walt Whitman: Biography

Walt Whitman (Walter Whitman) was born on May 31st, 1819. Walt passed away March 26th, 1892 at 72 years old. Walt Whitman was born in West Hills, New York, USA.

Walt Whitman was the author of the Walt Whitman Works series which consists of 37 novels. The Walt Whitman Works series started in 1842 with the novel Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. The most recently released novel in the Walt Whitman Works series was The World Below the Brine which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming novels for the Walt Whitman Works series.

Walt Whitman (Walter Whitman) also wrote the Collections series which has 20 books including Selected Letters of Walt Whitman and Leaves of Grass and Other Writings.

Walt Whitman: Awards & Accolades

Whitman's book, Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian: A Literary Anthology was nominated for the Stonewall Book Award, Literature, in 1994.

Walt Whitman: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Walt Whitman on Book Notification is Leaves of Grass, the 3rd novel in the Walt Whitman Works series.

The most read book by Walt Whitman on Book Notification is Leaves of Grass, the 3rd novel in the Walt Whitman Works series.

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Walt Whitman: F.A.Q

When was Walt Whitman Born?

Walt Whitman was born on May 31st, 1819.

When did Walt Whitman die?

Walt Whitman died on March 26th, 1892 at 72 years old.

Where was Walt Whitman Born?

Walt Whitman was born in West Hills, New York, USA.

What was the first book Walt Whitman wrote?

The first novel written by Walt Whitman was Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate: A Tale of the Times, published in 1842.

What was the most recent book Walt Whitman wrote?

His most recently released work was The World Below the Brine (a short story) on August 10th, 2021.

How many books has Walt Whitman written?

Walt Whitman has written 57 books. 37 books in the Walt Whitman Works, 20 books in the Collections.

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