The complete poems of henry wadsworth longfellow by henry. He attended the portland academy and bowdoin college, where he developed a love of storyt. Poems such as paul reveres ride, evangeline, a tale of acadie 1847, and a psalm of life were mainstays of primary and secondary school curricula, long remembered by generations of readers who studied them as children. The various ebooks, short stories and poems we offer are presented free of charge with absolutely no advertising as a public service from internet accuracy project. Henry wadsworth longfellow books list of books by author henry. Henry wadsworth longfellow, famous poet family friend poems. We pay approximately 30% of what we decide to charge for a book. This selection includes generous samplings from his longer worksevangeline, the. Phenomenal woman, still i rise, the road not taken, if you forget me, dreams. Poets corner henry wadsworth longfellow evangeline. Even the short length of each line contributes to the tone of this poem and the connection to the short february days. A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by. Longfellows poems on slavery longfellow house washingtons. A tale of acadie, published in 1847, is a story of loss and devotion set against the deportation of the acadian people in 1755.
Longfellow s achievements in fictional and nonfictional prose. The narrative poems of longfellow by henry wadsworth. Read all poems of henry wadsworth longfellow and infos about henry wadsworth longfellow. Henry wadsworth longfellow henry wadsworth longfellow poems. Make offer antique 1882 longfellow illustrated book poetical works poems poetry houghton hc. Henry wadsworth longfellow february 27, 1807 march 24, 1882 was an american poet and educator whose works include paul reveres ride, the song of hiawatha, and evangeline. Longfellow s poems 2 volume set by longfellow, henry wadsworth. Henry wadsworth longfellow poems, quotations and biography on henry wadsworth longfellow poet page. Poems by henry wadsworth longfellow academy of american poets. Unfollow longfellow book poems to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. See all books authored by henry wadsworth longfellow, including the.
Frontispiece has illustration of longfellow, protected by tissue paper intact. Sortable list of all henry wadsworth longfellow poems in our database. Longfellow began publishing his poetry in 1839, including the collection voices of the night, his debut book of poetry. Longfellows poems household edition longfellow, henry wadsworth on. She starred her favorite poems, which are mine also, the village blacksmith and the arrow and the song. And henry wadsworth longfellow, with his suspenseful narrative verse, deceptively simple structure, and powerful images of 19thcentury united states, makes an especially suitable subject for the critically. A tale of arcadie by henry wadsworth longfellow from the 1893 cambridge edition originally published in 1847. Longfellows poems 2 volume set 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. Complete in one volume classic reprint by henry wadsworth longfellow and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. This antique hardcover book is bound in blue cloth boards.
A pilgrimage beyond the sea, first published in serial form before a book edition was released in 1835. The literary criticism at the beginning of the book served me well as an introduction to longfellow, giving a background and history of his place in american literature. List all poems you may search for phrases by quoting your search eg. I have a book 6x4 12 hard cover, with the inscription stamped on inside cover chicago. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. It contains longfellows best works 18071882, ed in the year 2000, by the literary classics of the united states. Longfellow books our used book buying policy we pay store credit for used books, not cash. In the literary magazines database youll find editorial policies, submission guidelines, contact informationeverything you need to know before submitting your work to the publications that share your vision for your work.
Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Shortly after the book s publication, longfellow attempted to join the literary circle in new york and asked george pope morris for an editorial role at one of morris s publications. Hither across the plains, keramos and other poems a book of sonnets. Academy of american poets, 75 maiden lane, suite 901. The book holdings of the peucinian society, its formal debates, and its informal conversations about contemporary writing and american authors. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Henry wadsworth longfellow by henry wadsworth longfellow. A romance is one of henry wadsworth longfellows earliest works, published in 1839. Henry wadsworth longfellow s first epic poem, evangeline. Henry wadsworth was an american poet and educator whose works include paul revere s ride, the song of hiawatha, and evangeline. Henry wadsworth longfellow was born in portland, mainethen still part of massachusettson february 27, 1807, the second son in a family of eight children.
Longfellows complete poems by longfellow henry wadsworth. Antique 1883 book longfellow s poems excellent condition binding intact no page folds illustrations intact. His father served in congress and his grandfather was a revolutionary war hero. Occasionally the text of a book will be put into a specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pagesknown as a foreedge painting. Henry wadsworth longfellow poetry collection from famous poets and poems. I agree with poe that longfellows 44line proem at the beginning of his 144 page book of poems entitled waif is remarkable for the grace of its meter and the naturalness of its style. Gift inscription, dated 1889, on inside blank page. Masque of pandora and other poems a book of sonnets 1875. Aug 08, 2012 longfellow poems and worth if any of book. Longfellows poems by longfellow, henry wadsworth 1890. His mother, zilpah wadsworth, was the daughter of a revolutionary war hero. Henry wadsworth longfellow rare books and first editions at. It was collected in a book of sonnets masque of pandora and other poems, 1875 and we can fairly assume that longfellow was writing, still. A romance is one of henry wadsworth longfellow s earliest works, published in 1839.
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It is a prose romance which was published alongside his first volume of poems, voices of the night. The henry wadsworth longfellow page at american literature, featuring a biography and free library of the authors novels, stories, poems, letters, and texts. Picking just 10 is a tricky equation when it concerns the works of a poet. The complete poems of henry wadsworth longfellow book.
He was also the first american to translate dante alighieri s divine comedy and was one of the fireside poets from new england. 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. Henry wadsworth longfellow 18071882 wrote a lot of lighthearted poems, but this is one of the more somber ones. In the village churchyard she lies, birds of passage flight the first 1858. About henry wadsworth longfellow academy of american poets. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Longfellow wrote many lyric poems known for their musicality and often presenting stories of mythology and. Versatile as well as prolific, longfellow also won fame as a writer of short ballads and lyrics, and experimented in the essay, the short story, the novel, and the verse drama.
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Longfellow was one of her favorites, along with dickinson. Short poems and sonnets by henry wadsworth longfellow. Gold gilt on cover and spine, as well as illustration on cover. Taken as a whole, longfellows writings show a breadth of literary learning, an understanding of western languages and cultures. Below youll find a variety of shorter poems and sonnets by henry wadsworth longfellow. Buy the narrative poems of longfellow by henry wadsworth longfellow online at alibris. Poet and abolitionist john greenleaf whittier felt poems on slavery had been an important service to the liberty movement and inquired as to whether longfellow would be a candidate for congress on the liberty party ticket. Henry wadsworth longfellow february 27, 1807 march 24, 1882 was an american poet. This book is a fine collectible with a protective casing with gold edging and print which reads.
Here lies the gentle humorist, who died keramos and other poems a book of sonnets. The literary criticism at the beginning of the book served me well as an introduction to longfellow, giving a. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. My late grandmother gave me this book of poems fifteen years ago, and i am ashamed to say that i just read it all the way through for the first time. This book is red withgold embossing on the spine and a gold circle with a elephant and swastika on the cover. Longfellow s poems by longfellow, henry wadsworth book condition.1014 1155 373 122 920 1399 239 1314 325 1175 873 430 1185 431 1046 515 22 567 484 1301 1008 731 108 337 624 819 532 45 909