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Works of Henry W. Longfellow

Works of Henry W. Longfellow

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by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
     
 

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The Works of Henry W. Longfellow with easy-to-use search and navigation and tap-and-go Table of Contents.

Includes:
- ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY W. LONGFELLOW
- THE WRECK OF THE HESPERUS
- THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH
- EVANGELINE: A TALE OF ACADIE
- THE SONG OF HIAWATHA
- THE BUILDING OF THE SHIP
- THE CASTLE-BUILDER
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The Works of Henry W. Longfellow with easy-to-use search and navigation and tap-and-go Table of Contents.

Includes:
- ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY W. LONGFELLOW
- THE WRECK OF THE HESPERUS
- THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH
- EVANGELINE: A TALE OF ACADIE
- THE SONG OF HIAWATHA
- THE BUILDING OF THE SHIP
- THE CASTLE-BUILDER
- PAUL REVERE'S RIDE
- THE BUILDING OF THE LONG SERPENT
- OICES OF THE NIGHT
- EARLIER POEMS
- BALLADS AND OTHER POEMS
- POEMS ON SLAVERY
- THE SPANISH STUDENT
- THE BELFRY OF BRUGES AND OTHER POEMS
- THE SEASIDE AND THE FIRESIDE
- THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH
- BIRDS OF PASSAGE
- TALES OF A WAYSIDE INN
- THE MASQUE OF PANDORA
- THE HANGING OF THE CRANE
- MORITURI SALUTAMUS
- A BOOK OF SONNETS
- KERAMOS
- ULTIMA THULE
- IN THE HARBOR
- FRAGMENTS
- CHRISTUS: A MYSTERY
- JUDAS MACCABAEUS
- MICHAEL ANGELO
- PLUS MANY MORE

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016163567
Publisher:
Packard Technologies
Publication date:
12/27/2012
Series:
Librainia Classics , #11
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) 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 Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five Fireside Poets.

Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, then part of Massachusetts, and studied at Bowdoin College. After spending time in Europe he became a professor at Bowdoin and, later, at Harvard College. His first major poetry collections were Voices of the Night (1839) and Ballads and Other Poems (1841). Longfellow retired from teaching in 1854 to focus on his writing, living the remainder of his life in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in a former headquarters of George Washington. His first wife Mary Potter died in 1835 after a miscarriage. His second wife Frances Appleton died in 1861 after sustaining burns when her dress caught fire. After her death, Longfellow had difficulty writing poetry for a time and focused on his translation. He died in 1882.

Longfellow wrote predominantly lyric poems, known for their musicality and often presenting stories of mythology and legend. He became the most popular American poet of his day and also had success overseas. He has been criticized, however, for imitating European styles and writing specifically for the masses.

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