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Longfellow & his poetry.

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [144]

    StatementLondon, G. G. Harrap, 1913.
    SeriesPoetry and life series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2281 .S6 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4913221M
    ISBN 100404525334
    LC Control Number76120966


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

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 Longfellow & his poetry. book his shorter lyrics and less familiar narrative poems. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been Longfellow & his poetry.

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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.

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 and career. Longfellow & his poetry. book initial publication of Hyperion met Longfellow & his poetry. book 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 reviewed Hyperion in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine in October and concluded the book was "without design, without Longfellow & his poetry.

book. 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 Longfellow & his poetry. book. His father, Stephen Longfellow, was a prominent Portland lawyer and later a member of Congress.

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.

Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smeaton, William Henry Oliphant, Longfellow & his poetry.

[New York, AMS Press, ]. 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.

Longfellow & his poetry. book Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born Februin Portland, Maine, to an established New England family. His father, a prominent lawyer, expected his Born: 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». Poetry Poet’s Corner Henry Wadsworth Longfellow () was born in the busy seaport of Portland, Maine. The excitement and blend of people of the Longfellow & his poetry. book provided Henry with a rich experience.

From a very early age Henry was drawn to writing. He was greatly inspired by Washington Irving’s Sketch Book. 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, 5/5(5).

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 4/4(1).

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. 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 and Other Poems was published shortlyFile Size: 1MB. 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 (–).

Although Longfellow is now very unfashionable, he is nevertheless an excellent vehicle for teaching about poetry either to the unlimited or the turned-off. Oddly enough, students in general respond to the story of his life almost more readily than to his poetry. That, therefore, is a good place to begin.

They often ask about his fame. "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. 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.

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 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).

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.

Buy a cheap copy of Favorite Poems book by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This choice collection reflects the poet s mastery of a rich variety of poetic forms and meters. Included is one of his best narrative poems, The Courtship of Miles Free shipping over $/5(4).

All of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poetry Collection from Famous Poets and Poems. 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. Apr 2, - Explore haleannm's board "Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Henry wadsworth longfellow, American poets and pins. In his book, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: His Poetry and Prose, Wagenknecht calls it an "admirably constructed poem" and says that it "is perhaps Longfellow's most effective plea for peace." However, others, like Newton Arvin, in his book, Longfellow: His Life and Work, have faulted the poem somewhat.

Says Arvin, the poem "is only half. 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. 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, The Library of America offers a full-scale literary portrait of America’s greatest popular poet. InHenry married Mary Storer Potter and soon published his first book, a description of his travels to Europe called Outre Mer.

However, in NovemberLongfellow’s life was shaken when his wife died during a miscarriage. InLongfellow took a position at Harvard and published his first collection of poems three years later. Longfellow held these oppositions together by keeping his poetry's energies oriented toward his readers.

In other words, the popular success of this often self-contradictory poet may have been possible only because the United States in the mid-to-late nineteenth century was such a conflicted place.

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was the schooner Hesperus, That sailed the wintry sea; And the skipper had taken his little daughtèr, To bear him company. Blue were her eyes as the fairy-flax, Her cheeks like the dawn of day, And her bosom white as the hawthorn buds, That ope in the month of May.

The skipper he stood beside the helm. When I was producing a video biography of Longfellow for Macmillan/McGraw-Hill inI needed a one-volume selection of Longfellow's poetry, and this book did the job very nicely.

It includes Longfellow's best-known poems as well as two others that were never published during the poet's lifetime but must be classed with his finest work/5(14).

In addition to Longfellow’s poetry, such as the classroom staple “Paul Revere’s Ride,” Basbanes explores Longfellow’s friendship with powerful U.S. senator Charles Sumner and his. "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. Longfellow's poetry sold so well that in he retired from Harvard to devote himself pdf writing, thus becoming America's first self-supporting poet.

The popularity of his poetry is partly explained by its song-like structure and pleasant, musical meter. But the subjects he chose resonated with his countrymen.