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Longfellow & his poetry

William Henry Oliphant Smeaton

Longfellow & his poetry

by William Henry Oliphant Smeaton

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.,
  • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Oliphant Smeaton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2281 .S6 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4544221M
    ISBN 100848225635
    LC Control Number77011710
    OCLC/WorldCa3240729

    Great deals on Poetry Books Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! No American writer of the 19th century was more universally enjoyed and admired than Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. His works were extraordinary bestsellers for their era, achieving fame both here and abroad. Now, for the first time in over 25 years. Poems and Other Writings offers a full-scale literary portrait of America's greatest popular poet/5.

    Poem Hunter all poems of by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poems. poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Phenomenal Woman, Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams. American poet and educator Henry Wadsworth Longfellow breathed his last on Ma Paul Revere’s Ride, The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline are among his most famous works.

    It did not hurt that Longfellow had also experienced the kind of traumatic loss—the death of his young wife after her dress caught fire—that brought him closer to the melancholy spirit of Dante’s writing, shaped by the lacerating exile from his beloved Florence in Longfellow succeeded in capturing the original brilliance of Dante. "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.


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Longfellow & his poetry by William Henry Oliphant Smeaton Download PDF EPUB FB2

31 rows  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. Longfellow was the most popular poet of his day.

This selection includes generous samplings from his longer works—Evangeline, The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Hiawatha—as well as his shorter lyrics and less familiar narrative poems. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world/5(24).

rows  The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Old Bridge at. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was one of the most widely known and best-loved American poets of the 19th century.

He achieved a level of national and international prominence previously unequaled in the literary history of the United States and is one of the few American writers honored in the Poets’ Corner of Westminster Abbey—in fact, he is believed to be the first as his bust was installed.

Poetry is something I grew to love because of my dad and his love for it. Longfellow was always my favorite, and long before I could read, I was quoting poems by.

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.

The initial publication of Hyperion met with lukewarm or hostile critical response. Its publication was overshadowed by Longfellow's first poetry collection, Voices of the Night, which was published five months later. Critic Edgar Allan Poe briefly Longfellow & his poetry book Hyperion in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine in October and concluded the book was "without design, without shape, without beginning.

Longfellow & his poetry by William Henry Oliphant Smeaton; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, American Poets, Biography; People: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (); Times: 19th century. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine—then still part of Massachusetts—on Februthe second son in a family of eight children.

His mother, Zilpah Wadsworth, was the daughter of a Revolutionary War hero. His father, Stephen Longfellow, was a prominent Portland lawyer and later a member of Congress.

Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smeaton, William Henry Oliphant, Longfellow & his poetry. [New York, AMS Press, ]. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [] was probably the most influential American poet of the 19th Century. Possibly his 2 most famous poems are 'Paul Revere's Ride' and 'The Song of Hiawatha'.

His works are still regularly anthologised after nearly a century and a half. Considered by many to be the most popular American poet of the 19th. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born Februin Portland, Maine, to an established New England family.

His father, a prominent lawyer, expected his son would follow in his : Description. Give your children the gift of poetry with the Enjoy the Poems series.

Enjoy 26 complete poems, a portrait of the poet, and a living biography so you and your students can get to know Henry Wadsworth Longfellow well. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smeaton, William Henry Oliphant, Longfellow & his poetry.

[Folcroft, Pa. henry wadsworth longfellow. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline.

Update this biography» Complete biography of henry wadsworth longfellow». 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).

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was America's most beloved nineteenth century poet and is an integral part of our culture today. In his best known poems, Longfellow created myths and classic epics from American historical events and materials — Native American oral history ("The Song of Hiawatha"), the diaspora of Acadians (Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie), and the first battle of the Revolutionary.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow () was the most popular and admired American poet of the nineteenth century.

Born in Portland, Maine, and educated at Bowdoin College, Longfellow’s ambition was always to become a writer; but until mid-life his first profession was the teaching rather than the production of literature, at his alma mater () and then at Harvard ().4/4(1).

Longfellow began publishing his poetry, including the collection Voices of the Night in The bulk of Voices of the Night, Longfellow's debut book of poetry, was translations though he also included nine original poems and seven poems he had written as a teenager.

Ballads File Size: 1MB. "Every reader has his first book," wrote Longfellow later. "I mean to say, one book among all others which in early youth first fascinates his imagination, and at once excites and satisfies the desires of his mind.

To me, the first book was the 'Sketch Book' of Washington Irving." Longfellow's father was eager to have his son become a lawyer. Longfellow omitted from the poem New England's responsibility for the event. Through his poem, Longfellow defines the British as responsible for the expulsion and America is cast as a place of refuge.

Longfellow's account was later challenged by Francis Parkman, in his book Montcalm and Wolfe ().Early poetry Longfellow's poem "Hymn to the Night," in Voices of the Night, conveys the poet's debt to Novalis and his romantic kinship with the "calm, majestic presence of the Night." However, "A Psalm of Life," one of the best-known poems from this first volume, reflects the influence of the famed German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (–).His three most popular narrative poems are thoroughly rooted in American soil.

"Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie" (), an American idyll; "The Song of Hiawatha" (), the first genuinely native epic in American poetry; and "The Courtship of Miles Standish" (), a Puritan romance of Longfellow's own ancestors, John Alden and Priscilla Mullens.5/5(5).