Excerpt from LongfellowIn making selections from each author it is the aim to choose those poems, sketches, or stories which are simplest in form, most direct in narrative, and most elementary in feeling It is not meant that the writing is always about children, or expressly pre pared for them on the contrary, poems about children which appeal primarily to a mature interest in children are omitted, and the only questions asked in the selec.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. New Download [ Longfellow (Classic Reprint) ] By [ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ] – heartforum.co.uk
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet 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 members of the group known as the Fireside Poets.Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, 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 1842 Longfellow retired from teaching in 1854 to focus on his writing, though he lived the remainder of his life in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in a former headquarters of George Washington.Longfellow predominantly wrote lyric poetry, known for its musicality, which often presented 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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