Take our quiz on literary Brooklyn

Brooklyn has played host to authors from Walt Whitman to Truman Capote throughout its colorful history. How much do you know about these authors, their lives and their works?

1. In the poem "Song of Myself" which opens Walt Whitman's book "Leaves of Grass," what is Whitman famously celebrating in his first line, "I celebrate ____"?

What does Walt Whitman celebrate in "Song of Myself"?

By Samuel Hollyer (1826-1919) of a daguerreotype by Gabriel Harrison (1818-1902)(original lost). (Morgan Library & Museum) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Author Walt Whitman




"The Earth"

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