Evangeline and Selected Tales and Poems

Evangeline and Selected Tales and Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Includes

“The tune of Hiawatha”

“Paul Revere’s Ride”

“The Courtship of Miles Standish”

“The break of the Hesperus”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow used to be the 1st American poet to effectively convey the topics and sentiments of the hot international in vintage old-world shape and elegance. whereas his narrative poems have lengthy been part of our nationwide background, and his sonnets, with their marvelous melodies and harmonies, are one of the best American poems within the Romantic tradition.

The distinctive smooth poet Horace Gregory has chosen greater than 3 dozen of Longfellow’s such a lot enduring poems for this version, which bargains a perceptive perception into the various features of Longfellow’s genius.

 

With a Preface via Edward M. Cifelli Ph.D., an creation via Horace Gregory, and a brand new Afterword

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