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Thursday, October 10 • 2:15pm - 3:40pm
American Bard: Walt Whitman, Himself

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Celebrate the 200th anniversary of a great American poet’s birth with Jean Huets' biography, With Walt Whitman, Himself: In the Nineteenth Century, in America. This expansive book explores the roots of Whitman’s great work, Leaves of Grass, and includes over 300 images and texts from the period, along with extensive quotes by Whitman, his family and friends, and even a few enemies. Huets’ writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Millions, and the Civil War Monitor. Sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Jean Huets

Jean Huets’ writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Millions, and Civil War Monitor. Other published works include With Walt Whitman, Himself, with over 300 period images, and text that includes extensive quotes by Walt Whitman and his family and friends (and a few enemies... Read More →



Thursday October 10, 2019 2:15pm - 3:40pm
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 4210 Roberts Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032