WALT WHITMAN AND ITS INFLUENCE IN BEAT GENERATION. WHO WAS WALT WHITMAN? Walt Whitman was one of the biggest poets of U.S.A. 1819 in the city of Huntington, the still young state of New York were born and, if it moved for the Brooklyn. Whitman exerted some professions: it was tipgrafo, professor, journalist, agricultural laborer, nurse, clerical employee and until it worked in the War of Secession. It started to write to the fourteen years of age, and had aversion to the work. Still young it had its poetries published in the periodical The Long Island Patriot and little time later also in the Mirror periodical.
This taste for the poetry, folloied it during all its life. Whitman was created under orientation of the seita of the Quakers (a term derived from the English ‘ ‘ Quake’ ‘ that it means ‘ ‘ tremer’ ‘ ‘ ‘ or estremecer’ ‘ that has certain similarity with deriving seitas of the protestant movement, differentiating in the importance that if of to the spirit the holy ghost). This seita was established by George Fox in 1647 in England. The religious formation made with that Whitman did not fight to side of the Union in the civil war, exactly thus worked as nurse taking care of of wounded in the arrests of the Brooklyn and hospitals of New York. Frequentou the literary bomia and had brief and fogosos loves. In 1854, it defined permanently in a long and unfinished poem, what it intended to come to be the flag of a new spirit.
Feeling themselves in the ownership of new truths that wanted to communicate to the world, in 1855 published, paying the edition of its proper pocket, the first version of Leaves of Grass. Walt Whitman is a militant one of the American Democratical Party. Its faith in the politics started to get rid it the measure that the fight around the slavery if went deep the United States.