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Emily dickinson is one of america’s greatest and most original poets of all time she took definition as her province and challenged the. Walt whitman and emily dickinson are often considered the two most representative and influential american poets, and yet they are, in many respects, very different. Walt whitman & emily dickinson walt whitman free verse – poetry without regular patterns of rhyme or meter free verse sounds more like natural speech. Walt whitman in contrast to emily dickinson walt whitman and emily dickinson were both great american poets of the 19th century aside from this, however, the two had very few in common.
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Walt whitman's biography and life storywalter walt was an set to music more than any other american poet except for emily dickinson and henry. Walt whitman, emily dickinson, william wordsworth, & john keats 1798-1892 1798: lyrical ballads, with a few other poems publisher: biggs and cottle bristol. The walt whitman archive the american sexual poetics of walt whitman and emily dickinson reconstructing american literary history ed sacvan bercovitch.