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Twayne Publishers, Inc. I should have to think long if I were ask'd to name the man who has done more and in more valuable directions, for America. Fields; Poems of Places emerged in 31 volumes between and Kent P. Two notable exceptions are dedicated to the death of members of his family. Longfellow published two collections of verse by other poets, The Waif and The Estray , each preceded by an original poem relating to the poet and his audience.

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New England Men of Letters. Longfellow completed his writing on his 40th birthday. She died shortly after From Audio Poem of the Day August The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls. Longfellow laid the groundwork for other authorial careers by persuading readers of the importance of art as well as by demonstrating how literature could be turned into a paying proposition in a country known for material ambition.

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Evangeline silent Evangeline silent Evangeline silent. In Parini, Jay. However, as Longfellow himself wrote, the poems were "so mild that even a Slaveholder might read them without losing his appetite for breakfast". On such a.

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Syllabus de la Grammaire Italienne , edited by Longfellow Boston: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Read this Article. The moralism of his poetry came to seem offensive and even ridiculous as critics attacked his mixed metaphors as evidence of muddled thinking. View More. In that university town he met William Cullen Bryant , who had been a major influence on his early poetry and an inspiring model of American authorship.