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Walt Whitman biography

Walt Whitman is one of America’s most influential nineteenth century poets. His verse collection Leaves of Grass (1855) is regarded as a landmark in American literature. A poet often named the father of free verse mixed transcendentalism and realism in his writing. Democracy and the American experience were among his favorite topics. Continue reading Walt Whitman biography

Maya Angelou biography

The biography of Maya Angelou is full of descriptions of frenzied activity for the benefit of mankind. Angelo distinguished herself as a poet, historian, songwriter, playwright, teacher, dancer, producer of films and performances, director, actress, singer and activist of the human rights movement. Continue reading Maya Angelou biography