Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Walt Whitman. American. 1855. Poetry. Leaves of Grass. “The
Leo Tolstoy. Russian. 1855. Stories.
Walt Whitman. American. 1855. Poetry. Song of Myself. Encompassing all, gives everything significance; equality and beauty of all things and people. Catalogues. Poet of wickedness as well as grandeur; dissolves into the universe.
John Greenleaf Whittier. American. 1855. Poetry. “The Barefoot Boy.” Joy of a country childhood.
Robert Browning. British. 1855. Poetry. “Fra Lippo Lippi.” Monologue. Painter in