An illustrated edition of the ‘Children of Adam’ cycle of poems from the American literary masterpiece “Leaves of Grass” by Walt Whitman has just been released. ‘Children of Adam’ is the legendary group of poems that caused the book to be banned in Boston at its publication in 1882. Whitman’s theme was the male and female body, entirely naked in every sense—and he steadfastly resisted any suggestion of censorship.
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