Evangeline

Evangeline

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by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
     
 

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Evangeline describes the betrothal of a fictional Acadian girl named Evangeline Bellefontaine to her beloved, Gabriel Lajeunesse, and their separation as the British deport the Acadians from Acadie in the Great Upheaval. The poem then follows Evangeline across the landscapes of America as she spends years in a search for him, at some times being near to Gabriel

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Evangeline describes the betrothal of a fictional Acadian girl named Evangeline Bellefontaine to her beloved, Gabriel Lajeunesse, and their separation as the British deport the Acadians from Acadie in the Great Upheaval. The poem then follows Evangeline across the landscapes of America as she spends years in a search for him, at some times being near to Gabriel without realizing he was near.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617207006
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
03/22/2012
Pages:
46
Sales rank:
1,265,900
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.11(d)

Meet the Author

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in 1807 in Portland, Maine, and he became a professor of modern languages at Harvard. His most famous narrative poems include The Song of Hiawatha, Paul Revere's Ride, "The Village Blacksmith," "The Wreck of the Hesperus." From his friend Nathaniel Hawthorne, Longfellow got a brief outline of a story from which he composed one of his most favorite poems, 'Evangeline'. The original story had Evangeline wandering about New England in search of her bridegroom. One of the first poets to take the landscape and stories of North America as his subjects, Longfellow became immensely popular all over the world, and he was the first American commemorated in the Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. He was given honorary degrees at the great universities of Oxford and Cambridge, invited to Windsor by Queen Victoria, and called by request upon the Prince of Wales. He was also chosen a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and of the Spanish Academy. He died on March 24, 1882.

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Evangeline 2.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This copy is hard to read due to jumbled words and letters that don't make sense...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a work of historical drama and "romance," but this copy is full of little formatting errors that make it difficult to read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
To answer the question about changing the font.......Henry hasn't been writing a lot lately. Heaven help us !
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read the sample i think it is for much older kids and why does the author change the font ???????
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Blanca Vega More than 1 year ago
Um sorry but whats up with the blurred and missing pages why not just have the book in diffreant language!!!!!!!a
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