Talks with Walt

Talks with Walt

Lectures on Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass

Suggested text for study: Leaves of Grass, A Norton Critical Edition

Suggested on-line text for study: https://whitmanarchive.org/published/LG/1867/whole.html


Introductory lectures on Whitman:

Introduction to Talks with Walt: https://youtu.be/E8GoZ66BT0g

Whitman, Intro, A: http://youtu.be/fXYQoA76t7I

Whitman, Intro, B: http://youtu.be/BTyzaVsOU94

Whitman, from the Preface to 1855 Leaves of Grass: http://youtu.be/KasBihZ3dnc

Epigraph:

Come, said my Soul: https://youtu.be/yKNM9JxPM3E

Inscriptions: https://youtu.be/eo61rdPtk0w

One's self I Sing: https://youtu.be/KEJFsfusu00

As I Ponder'd in Silence: https://youtu.be/5DYUxrHK3Ig

In Cabin'd Ships at Sea:

In Cabin'd Ships at Sea, A: https://youtu.be/Kp6GuhjhRNc

In Cabin'd Ships at Sea, B: https://youtu.be/XYplcx6On40

To Foreign Lands: https://youtu.be/fkRje_gwYpw


To a Historian: https://youtu.be/A6sYwhtDJq8

To Thee, Old Cause: https://youtu.be/vFylgruMJII

Eidolons:

Eidolons, A: https://youtu.be/X4aKFSU4k9c

Eidolons, B: https://youtu.be/LMXpeMbOLbY

For Him I Sing: https://youtu.be/ez-Ex8eWi7k

When I Read the Book: https://youtu.be/x_CMTNYEI4Y

Beginning My Studies: https://youtu.be/MMzKzLmX4I8

Beginners: https://youtu.be/7UJCxbXesfA

To The States: https://youtu.be/aViLlX5_6Xw

On Journeys through The States: https://youtu.be/xZ-2q3_5TV4

To A Certain Cantatrice: https://youtu.be/DV_LHfKb85w

Me Imperturbe: https://youtu.be/bwOskIpIOXY

Savantism: https://youtu.be/747gdPstEjg

The Ship Starting: https://youtu.be/_Hywatr8dE4


I Hear America Singing: https://youtu.be/93VBfhxgTOY


What Place is Besieged?: https://youtu.be/Tlnjot9dVKg

Still Though The One I Sing: https://youtu.be/Lqa4nnLxGMI

Shut Not Your Doors: https://youtu.be/bN0bP_n7ZJ4

Poets to Come: https://youtu.be/pNbtvA5xuQM

To You: https://youtu.be/f7MXkjaKzww

Thou Reader: https://youtu.be/O4XhSPJNq4Q

Starting from Paumanok:

Intro: https://youtu.be/6kjeY1tFzjc

#1: https://youtu.be/cxT7AlayPZ8

#2: https://youtu.be/uRI1g_cA3gk

#3: https://youtu.be/mtSzXHLe6tE

#4: https://youtu.be/eJhyeOIRMT8

#5: https://youtu.be/mOYByd1vbFI

#6: https://youtu.be/Dcyn5Clm2MQ

#7: https://youtu.be/4MMRdZ2Mx2w

#8: https://youtu.be/ACFpKRv8GPo

#9: https://youtu.be/sO2lcNvuXdA

#10: https://youtu.be/FLHwx6V_F5c

#11: https://youtu.be/56dgCq0yRxA

#12: https://youtu.be/XWolcz59RC0

#13: https://youtu.be/XhU_WKE5YSA

#14: https://youtu.be/2eKmOzYUfDM

#15: https://youtu.be/zNiP9zkdygw

#16: https://youtu.be/Iwh3cP2UNhw

#17: https://youtu.be/0QZyccKXyMo

#18: https://youtu.be/y-0BQf7r8XM

#19: https://youtu.be/0c55PeDNjkY

Song of Myself:

Intro: https://youtu.be/es0mTrg31-4

#1: https://youtu.be/-3gF8W01Yro

#2, A: https://youtu.be/inCOLG5ltEI

#2, B: https://youtu.be/2HxO9eNCq6s

#3: A: https://youtu.be/Toz7S13dlps

#3: B: https://youtu.be/rfx1HGq42sc

#4: https://youtu.be/TmwNaQwsFDw

#5, A: https://youtu.be/6Tlgabqp2DA

#5, B: https://youtu.be/bEW_rVLm1YE

#6, A: https://youtu.be/sE1v_cJmdYg

#6, B: https://youtu.be/KQ1BLfGW910

#7: https://youtu.be/PcC4UKgF0WE

#8: https://youtu.be/IKk672x8zbc

#9: https://youtu.be/7oYLL9bO1Ww

#10: https://youtu.be/TvxQsrqsDRM

#11: https://youtu.be/9cxhkD3-wis

#12: https://youtu.be/yQx8p6Ommuo

#13: https://youtu.be/n9nIv1CSzU0

#14: https://youtu.be/utMvmKSF9gw

#15, A: https://youtu.be/ZpNBEqYiji4

#15, B: https://youtu.be/X9NfnamaNFI

#16: https://youtu.be/feWBwaT6QQk

#17: https://youtu.be/HtAk-mJcuec

#18: https://youtu.be/NWELm2Ursms

#19: https://youtu.be/xs7ICv5Hl1c

#20, A: https://youtu.be/NADIDQftz7Y

#20, B: https://youtu.be/RN6ZJgN0dOo

#21: https://youtu.be/ma-2tUuMZxc

#22: https://youtu.be/uy_ADHSaQQw

#23: https://youtu.be/tl9HWK0MEdI

#24, A: https://youtu.be/_CGj1Efk2P8

#24, B: https://youtu.be/yJWQqRCtvUA

#25: https://youtu.be/sHl0upkt0Yo

#26: https://youtu.be/bSPkUPCUZ2o

#27: https://youtu.be/ZCik5sHrq40

#28: https://youtu.be/EMQzKWqT4wI

#29: https://youtu.be/5wqNJUHxU0U

#30: https://youtu.be/fI2DEeRV9mw

#31: https://youtu.be/hABRGYoLH6M

#32: https://youtu.be/twp7zu1LXpw

#33, A: https://youtu.be/eLNryAcpEzA

#33, B: https://youtu.be/cTDcxRej1II

#33, C: https://youtu.be/AdY1hVKlv7c

#34: https://youtu.be/6WvP9_Wa2VQ

#35: https://youtu.be/69-1N9y3rUo

#36: https://youtu.be/PGoyvY80X-Q

#37: https://youtu.be/y8krBRcdiBo

#38: https://youtu.be/HhpXct3KytU

#39: https://youtu.be/7Z5pv5oZIyQ

#40: https://youtu.be/77XffkxnCxI

#41: https://youtu.be/6wkvCZNZILI

#42: https://youtu.be/SgAToFsAQTc

#43: https://youtu.be/GqVw9wE-9qU

#44: https://youtu.be/GPBOmD922Jk

#45: https://youtu.be/9KRYpa_ogjk

#46, A: https://youtu.be/23g6S9PlBk4

#46, B: https://youtu.be/Vx_uwmKgJVw

#46, C: https://youtu.be/gCfGK12CjaM

#47: https://youtu.be/oOAjnQi_tLI

#48: https://youtu.be/X0g9xDNZ4cg

#49: https://youtu.be/KZcRTbfbZsw

#50: https://youtu.be/peWYNDIjgPo

#51: https://youtu.be/5dQQSW1vCDc

#52: https://youtu.be/9QZClq7LXsU

Children of Adam:

Intro: https://youtu.be/p1ongvIHNFk

To The Garden the World: https://youtu.be/z3qhPEjg-F0

From Pent-up Aching Rivers, A: https://youtu.be/NP4ABMHHEjQ

From Pent-up Aching Rivers, B: https://youtu.be/Gxosy6ZEolk

I Sing The Body Electric, Intro: https://youtu.be/mPg2EiFzpRE

I Sing The Body Electric, #1: https://youtu.be/mEGxYx1fARA

I Sing The Body Electric, #2: https://youtu.be/nscha18ZxZs

I Sing The Body Electric, #3: https://youtu.be/X9fHzDAdIdk

I Sing The Body Electric, #4: https://youtu.be/LDL1DFzISxU

I Sing The Body Electric, #5: https://youtu.be/MU4sD-cCXIg

I Sing The Body Electric, #6: https://youtu.be/BJ_yOkKHdbc

I Sing The Body Electric, #7: https://youtu.be/z1llON9XRBw

I Sing The Body Electric, #8: https://youtu.be/KpdJk6ZKoxk

I Sing The Body Electric, #9: https://youtu.be/ihp7BbxuX1s


A Woman Waits For Me: https://youtu.be/4JObpKafisc

Spontaneous Me: https://youtu.be/h3neIYimnro

One Hour to Madness and Joy: https://youtu.be/ecUk6MShebo

Out Of The Rolling Ocean the Crowd: https://youtu.be/FYXSvvU8sTs

Ages and Ages Returning at Intervals: https://youtu.be/nYCVr7Ts-qY

We Two, How Long We were Fool'd: https://youtu.be/ofd5GZ55id4

O Hymen! O Hymenee!: https://youtu.be/nL6tmsCO3HA

I am He that Aches with Love: https://youtu.be/rpp_5qMWwL4

Native Moments: https://youtu.be/HeNp0DoGjbc

Once I Pass'd through a Populous City: https://youtu.be/ox6Sx9tMUFM

I Heard You Solemn-sweet Pipes of the Organ: https://youtu.be/wOPOw6DL_yo

Facing West from California's Shores: https://youtu.be/QrA3dvxjqJk

As Adam Early in the Morning: https://youtu.be/RZPYr2NGAys

Calamus:

In Paths Untrodden:

Scented Herbage of My Breast:

Whoever You are Holding Me Now in Hand:

For You O Democracy:

These I Singing in Spring:

Not Heaving from my Ribb'd Breast Only:

Of the Terrible Doubt of Appearances:

The Base of All Metaphysics:

Recorders Ages Hence:

When I Heard at the Close of the Day:

Are You the New Person Drawn toward Me?:

Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone:

Not Heat Flames Up and Consumes:

Trickle Drops:

City of Orgies:

Behold This Swarthy Face:

I Saw in Louisiana a Live-oak Growing:

To a Stranger:

This Moment Yearning and Thoughtful:

I Hear It was Charged against Me:

The Prairie-grass Dividing:

When I Peruse the Conquer'd Fame:

We Two Boys together Clinging:

A Promise to California:

Here The Frailest Leaves of Me:

No Labor-Saving Machine:

A Glimpse:

A Leaf for Hand in Hand:

Earth, My Likeness:

I Dream'd in a Dream:

What Think You I Take My Pen in Hand?:

To the East and to the West:

Sometimes with One I Love:

To a Western Boy:

Fast Anchor'd Eternal O Love!:

Among the Multitude:

O You whom I Often and Silently Come:

That Shadow My Likeness:

Full of Life now:

Salut Au Monde!:

Song of the Open Road:

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Song of the Answerer:

Our Old Feuillage:

A Song of Joys:

Song of the Broad-Axe:

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Song of the Redwood-Tree:

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A Song of the Rolling Earth:

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Youth, Day, Old Age and Night:

Birds of Passage:

Song of the Universal:

Pioneers! O Pioneers!:

To You:

France, the 18th year of These States:

Myself and Mine:

Year of Meteors (1859-60):

With Antecedents:

A Broadway Pageant:

Sea-Drift:

Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking:

As I Ebb'd with the Ocean of Life:

Tears:

To the Man-of-War-Bird:

Aboard at a Ship's Helm:

On the Beach at Night:

The World Below the Brine:

On the Beach at Night Alone:

Song for All Seas, All Ships:

Patroling Barnegat:

After the Sea-Ship:

By the Roadside:

A Boston Ballad--1854:

Europe the 72d and 73d Years of These States:

A Hand-Mirror:

Gods:

Germs:

Thoughts:

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer: https://youtu.be/185m9qYGgCs

Perfections:

O Me! O Life!:

To a President:

I Sit and Look Out:

To Rich Givers:

The Dalliance of the Eagles:

Roaming in Thought:

A Farm Picture:

A Child's Amaze:

The Runner:

Beautiful Women:

Mother and Babe:

Thought:

Visor'd:

Thought:

Gliding o'er All:

Has Never Come to Thee an Hour:

Thought:

To Old Age:

Locations and Times:

Offerings:

To Identify the 16th, 17th or 18th Presidentiad:

Drum-Taps:

First O Songs for a Prelude:

Eighteen Sixty-One:

Beat! Beat! Drums!:

From Paumanok Starting I Fly like a Bird:

Song of the Banner at Daybreak:

Rise O Days from Your Fathomless Deeps:

Virginia -- The West:

City Of Ships:

The Centenarian's Story:

Cavalry Crossing a Ford:

Bivouac on a Mountain Side:

An Army Corps on the March:

By the Bivouac's Fitful Flame:

Flame, A: https://youtu.be/MUy8IFINas8

Flame, B: https://youtu.be/px2f6Gf81yw

Come Up from the Fields Father:

Vigil Strange I kept on the Field One Night:

A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest:

A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim:

As Toilsome I Wander'd Virginia's Woods:

Not the Pilot:

Year that Trembled and Reel'd Beneath Me:

The Wound-Dresser:

Long, too Long America:

Give Me the Splendid Silent Sun:

Dirge for Two Veterans:

Over the Carnage Rose Prophetic a Voice:

I Saw Old General at Bay:

The Artilleryman's Vision:

Ethiopia Saluting the Colors:

Not Youth Pertains to Me:

Race of Veterans:

World Take Good Notice:

O Tan-Faced Prairie-Boy:

Look Down Fair Moon:

Reconciliation:

How Solemn as One by One:

As I Lay with My Head in Your Lap Camerado:

Delicate Cluster:

To a Certain Civilian:

Lo, Victress on the Peaks:

Spirit whose Work is Done:

Adieu to a Soldier:

Turn O Libertad:

To the Leaven'd Soil They Trod:

Memories of President Lincoln:

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd:

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O Captain, My Captain:

Hush’d be the Camps To-day:

This Dust was Once the Man:

By Blue Ontario's Shore:

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Reversals:

Autumn Rivulets:

As Consequent:

The Return of the Heroes:

There was a Child Went Forth:

Old Ireland:

The City Dead-House:

This Compost:

To a Foil'd European Revolutionaire:

Unnamed Lands:

Song of Prudence:

The Singer in the Prison:

Warble for Lilac-Time:

Outlines for a Tomb:

Out from Behind This Mask:

Vocalism:

To Him That was Crucified:

You Felons on Trial in Courts:

Laws for Creations:

To a Common Prostitute:

I was Looking a Long While:

Thought:

Miracles:

Sparkles From the Wheel:

To A Pupil:

Unfolded Out Of The Folds:

What mm I After All:

Kosmos:

Others may Praise What They Like:

Who Learns My Lesson Complete:

Tests:

The Torch:

O Star of France (1870-71):

The Ox-Tamer:

An Old Man's Thought of School:

Wandering at Morn:

Italian Music in Dakota:

With All Thy Gifts:

My Picture-Gallery:

The Prairie States:

Proud Music of the Storm:

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Passage to India:

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Prayer of Columbus:

The Sleepers:

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Transpositions:

To Think of Time:

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Whispers of Heavenly Death:

Darest Thou Now O Soul:

Whispers of Heavenly Death:

Chanting the Square Deific:

Of Him I Love Day and Night:

Yet, Yet, Ye Downcast Hours:

As if a Phantom Caress’d Me:

Assurances:

Quicksand Years:

That Music Always Round Me:

What Ship Puzzled at Sea:

A Noiseless Patient Spider: https://youtu.be/7GWu09Md6TU

O Living Always, Always Dying:

To One Shortly to Die:

Night on the Prairies:

Thought:

The Last Invocation:

As I Watch’d the Ploughman Ploughing:

Pensive and Faltering:

Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood:

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A Paumanok Picture:

From Noon to Starry Night:

Thou Orb Aloft Full-Dazzling:

Faces:

The Mystic Trumpeter:

To a Locomotive in Winter:

O Magnet-South:

Mannahatta:

All is Truth:

A Riddle Song:

Excelsior:

Ah Poverties, Wincings, and Sulky Retreats:

Thoughts:

Mediums:

Weave In, My Hardy Life:

Spain, 1873-74:

By Broad Potomac’s Shore:

From Far Dakota’s Canons (June 25, 1876):

Old War-Dreams:

Thick-Sprinkled Bunting:

What Best I See in Thee:

Spirit That Form'd This Scene:

As I Walk These Broad Majestic Days:

A Clear Midnight:

Songs of Parting:

As The Time Draws Nigh:

Years of the Modern:

Ashes of Soldiers:

Thoughts:

Song at Sunset:

As at Thy Portals Also Death:

My Legacy:

Pensive on Her Dead Gazing:

Camps of Green:

The Sobbing of the Bells]:

As They Draw to a Close:

Joy, Shipmate, Joy:

The Untold Want:

Portals:

These Carols:

Now Finale to the Shore:

So Long!:

First Annex: Sands at Seventy:

Mannahatta:

Paumanok:

From Montauk Point:

To Those Who've Fail'd:

A Carol Closing Sixty-Nine:

The Bravest Soldiers:

A Font of Type:

As I Sit Writing Here:

My Canary Bird:

Queries to My Seventieth Year:

The Wallabout Martyrs:

The First Dandelion:

America:

Memories:

To-day and Thee:

After The Dazzle of Day:

Abraham Lincoln, Born Feb. 12, 1809:

Out Of May's Shows Selected:

Halcyon Days:

Fancies at Navesink:

The Pilot in the Mist:

Had I the Choice:

You Tides With Ceaseless Swell:

Last of Ebb, and Daylight Waning:

And Yet Not You Alone:

Proudly the Flood Comes In:

By That Long Scan of Waves:

Then Last of All:

Election Day, November, 1884:

With Husky-Haughty Lips, O Sea:

Death of General Grant:

Red Jacket (from Aloft):

Washington's Monument, February, 1885:

Of That Blithe Throat of Thine:

Broadway:

To Get the Final Lilt of Songs:

Old Salt Kossabone:

The Dead Tenor:

Continuities:

Yonnondio:

Life:

"Going Somewhere":

Small the Theme of My Chant:

True Conquerors:

The United States to Old World Critics:

The Calming Thought of All:

Thanks in Old Age:

Life and Death:

The Voice of the Rain:

Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here:

While Not the Past Forgetting:

The Dying Veteran:

Stronger Lessons:

A Prairie Sunset:

Twenty Years:

Orange Buds by Mail From Florida:

Twilight:

You Lingering Sparse Leaves of Me:

Not Meagre, Latent Boughs Alone:

The Dead Emperor:

As the Greek's Signal Flame:

The Dismantled Ship:

Now Precedent Songs, Farewell:

An Evening Lull:

Old Age's Lambent Peaks:

After The Supper and Talk:

Second Annex: Good-Bye My Fancy:

Preface Note to 2nd Annex:

Sail Out for Good, Eidólon Yacht!:

Lingering Last Drops:

Good-bye my Fancy:

On, on the Same, ye Jocund Twain:

My 71st Year:

Apparitions:

The Pallid Wreath:

An Ended Day:

Old Age's Ship & Crafty Death's:

To the Pending Year:

Shakspere-Bacon's Cipher:

Long, Long Hence:

Bravo, Paris Exposition:

Interpolation Sounds:

To the Sun-set Breeze:

Old Chants:

A Christmas Greeting:

Sounds of the Winter:

A Twilight Song:

When the Full-grown Poet Came:

Osceola:

A Voice from Death:

A Persian Lesson:

The Commonplace:

"The Rounded Catalogue Divine Complete":

Mirages:

L. of G.'s Purport:

The Unexpress'd:

Grand is the Seen:

Unseen Buds:

Good-Bye my Fancy:

A Backward Glance O'er Travell'd Roads:


To Soar in Freedom and in Fullness of Power:

Then Shall Perceive:

The Few Drops Known:

One Thought Ever at the Fore:

While Behind All Firm and Erect:

A Kiss to the Bride:

Nay, Tell Me Not To-day the Publish’d Shame:

Supplement Hours

Of Many a Smutch’d Deed Reminiscent:

To Be At All:

Death’s Valley:

On the Same Picture:

A Thought of Columbus: