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The Life Of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

With Critical And Descriptive Sketches Of His Writings

by Francis H. Underwood

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10568531M
ISBN 10054823731X
ISBN 109780548237311


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Cross of Snow: A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Hardcover – June 2, by Nicholas A. Basbanes (Author)Author: Nicholas A. Basbanes. Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie, is an epic poem by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, published in The poem follows an Acadian girl named Evangeline and her search for her lost love Gabriel, set during the time of the Expulsion of the Acadians.

The idea for the poem came from Longfellow's friend, Nathaniel Hawthorne. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow has been a beloved poet of mine since grade school.

This book is a fine collectible with a protective casing with gold edging and print which reads: The Library Of America. It contains Longfellow's best works (), copyrighted in the yearby the Literary Classics of the United States/5(33).

In he married Mary Storer Potter of Portland, a former classmate, and soon published his first book, a description of his travels called Outre Mer ("Overseas"). But in Novemberduring a second trip to Europe, Longfellow's life was shaken when his wife died during a miscarriage.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a famed 19th century scholar, novelist and poet, known for works like 'Voices of the Night,' 'Evangeline' and 'The Song of Hiawatha.'.

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by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. ISBN () Softcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, Find This Book. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow — ‘The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,And all the sweet serenity of books’.

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow What The Heart Of The Young Man Said To The Psalmist. Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream. The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Volume 3; Birds of Passage, Flower-de-Luce, Book of Sonnets, Masque of Pandora and Other Poems, Keramos, Ultima Thule and in the Harbor.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow $ A Psalm Of Life [Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth: : Books/5(5). “To a Child,” one of the most popular poems of the book, expressed paternal tenderness toward his first son, while the sonnet “Dante” looked toward a later stage of literary productivity.

Longfellow published two collections of verse by other poets, The Waif () and The Estray (). The Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a commanding figure in the cultural life of nineteenth-century America. Born in Portland, Maine inhe became a national literary figure by the s, and a world-famous personality by the time of his death in   Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the most popular American poet in the 19th century.

His notable works included The Song of Hiawatha and ‘Paul Revere’s Ride.’ Longfellow’s poems typically featured sweetness, simplicity, and a romantic vision shaded by melancholy.

Learn more about his life. First edition, first printing, of Longfellow's dramatic poem, inscribed in the year of publication: "From the author ," with an accompanying autograph signed letter by Longfellow mounted on card thanking the recipient for sending an article on Bayou Teche, a river in Louisiana where the real-life Acadians who were the subject of Longfellow.

Published on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a commanding figure in the cultural life of nineteenth-century America. Born in Portland, Maine, in. / General Fiction Henry Wadsworth Longfellow () was an American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride," "A Psalm of Life," "The Song of Hiawatha," "Evangeline," and "Christmas Bells." In he published "Hyperion," a book of travel writings discussin.

Early life. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, on Februinto an established New England family. As the son of a prominent lawyer, Henry was expected to have a similar profession as an adult.

He attended Portland Academy and then Bowdoin College, in Maine, graduating in. [Prior to Hiawatha ] there was a general feeling that the Indian belonged nowhere in American life but in dim prehistory (p. ) Item number: # Price: $ LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth The Song of Hiawatha Boston: Ticknor and Fields, MDCCCLV [].

Kavanagh is a novel by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Overview. Longfellow began writing the story in and it was published in Kavanagh is the story of a country romance. Besides a character named Kavanagh, among its characters is a school teacher named Mr. Churchill, who has always planned to write a romance, but whose procrastination never allows him to start, until.

The Story of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Catherine Owens Peare. $ $ Quantity: Add to Cart No one loved rambling through the woods and watching ships come and go from the port near his home as much as young Henry Longfellow.

As he observed the world around him, words danced in his mind, and his very first poem, written at the age. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is one of America's most famous poets of all time. Born in Maine inLongfellow would go on to write timeless classics that remain beloved to this day.

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Much of the biography, The Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, is quoted from the journals and correspondence, which were stored in Henry’s study. Samuel drew together reminiscences and additional excerpts for Final Memorials published inand both works were arranged to.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (–) was far more than the old-fashioned and “white-bearded Fireside Poet” of popular memory, writes cultural historian Basbanes (On Paper) in this illuminat. A list of poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the "Fireside Poets," wrote lyrical poems about history, mythology, and legend that were popular and widely translated, making him the most famous American of his day.

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This is a pre historical reproduction t /5. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is one of America's most famous poets of all time. Born in Maine inLongfellow would go on to write timeless classics that remain beloved to this day.

Now you can enjoy the best Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poems in The Best Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow which features his works such as A Psalm of Life, The Courtship of Miles Standish,/5. A Psalm of Life. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - What the Heart of the Young Man Said to the Psalmist.

Tell me not, in mournful numbers, "Life is but an empty dream!" For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem.

Life is real. Life is earnest. And the grave is not its goal; "Dust thou art, to dust returnest,". About this Book Catalog Record Details. Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with extracts v Longfellow, Samuel, ed.

View full catalog record. The Goblet of Life. Filled is Life's goblet to the brim; And though my eyes with tears are dim. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Life Of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Volume 1 by Samuel Longfellow at Barnes & Noble.

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Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, and studied at Bowdoin College/5. Biography. Samuel Longfellow was born Jin Portland, Maine, the last of eight children of Stephen and Zilpah (Wadsworth) Longfellow. His older brother was the poet Henry Wadsworth studied at Bowdoin College in He attended Harvard College and graduated in ranked eighth in a class of He went on to study at Harvard Divinity School, where his Education: Bowdoin College, Harvard Divinity School.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante.

These final volumes of Andrew Hilen's admired edition bring together the extant Longfellow letters ofmost of which have never before been published. During this period Longfellow's reputation reached its zenith; no American poet before or since has enjoyed a popular following more varied or numerous.

Here we see him expanding his already enormous influence with the publication of. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Febru – Ma ) was an American teacher and of his poems are "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy.

He was one of the five Fireside was one of the most influential persons in the culture of the s in the : FebruPortland, Maine, United States. Longfellow's first prose work, Outre-Mer (), was met with an indifferent reception. Its lackluster performance as well as Longfellow's commitments to his Harvard College professorship prevented him from producing significant literary works for a time until his poem "A Psalm of Life" and Hyperion.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Born: Feb Birthplace: Portland, ME Died: Mar Location of death: Cambridge, MA Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Poet, Author Nationality: United States Executive summary: Evangeline American poet, born on the 27th of Born: America's most popular 19th century poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow devoted himself to providing his country with a national mythology, poetic tradition and epic forms.

Known and loved by generations of schoolchidlren for its evocative storytelling, his classic is 5/5(5). In the summer ofLongfellow wrote in his diary: "I have at length hit upon a plan for a poem on the American Indians, which seems to me the right one and the only.

It is to weave together their beautiful traditions as whole." What emerged the next year was "The Song of Hiawatha," a composite of legends, folklore, myth, and characters that presents, in short, lilting trochees, the life 5/5(5).

"The Song of Hiawatha" is the best book I have ever been exposed to. Every time I hear the wonderful rhyme of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, I begin to think of what this land was like before the Europeans conquered it. It is a wonderful tale of peace between nations and a great book 5/5(5).Wikipedia Book - The Song of Hiawatha.

Download M4B (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. The Song of Hiawatha. Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW ( - ) I sing the Song of Hiawatha, Brave of heart and strong of arm. Daughter's son of old Nokomis, Fathered by the harsh West Wind. With its regular, beating rhythm, the Song of.