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Longfellow, his life and work

Newton Arvin

Longfellow, his life and work

by Newton Arvin

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.,
  • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNewton Arvin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2281 .A6 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4535501M
    ISBN 100837195055
    LC Control Number77001342

    Newton Arvin's Longfellow, His Life and Work has more critical depth so far as the Works are concerned; while the Life by Longfellow's youngest brother, Samuel, gives as much as any non-academic would want to read of the poet's journals and correspondence. As with the life. Basbanes writes of the shaping of Longfellow’s character, his huge body of work that included translations of numerous foreign works, among them, the first rendering into a complete edition by an American of Dante’s Divine Comedy. We see Longfellow’s two marriages, both happy and contented, each cut short by tragedy.

      In The New Yorker, James Marcus reviews Nicholas Basbanes’s new biography of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. In his heyday, his fame rivaled the Queen of .   The American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow () was world-famous in his lifetime, and poems such as "Paul Revere's Ride," "The Village Blacksmith" and .

    Life and Work Early Life and Education Longfellow was born on Febru , to Stephen Longfellow and Zilpah (Wadsworth) Longfellow in Portland, Maine, then a district of Massachusetts, and he grew up in what is now known as the Wadsworth-Longfellow House.   This June, over 40 years later, he published his 10th book, a definitive study of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called Cross of Snow. The book has received rave reviews from the New York Times Sunday Book Review and the New Yorker, and topped the charts on the Wall St. Journal’s summer reading special.


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Longfellow, His Life and Work. by Newton Arvin (Author) › Visit Amazon's Newton Arvin Page. Longfellow Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Newton Arvin (Author) ISBN Cited by: Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: With Extracts from His Journals and Correspondence - Vol.

1 By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Samuel Longfellow Ticknor, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Wow was this detailed. I didn't know that much about Longfellow and this wasn't the best introduction. This guy is profoundly critical of his work and doesn't judge him to be a great American author.

It would be better to read this after have read more Longfellow and then I would have more background to work /5. Longfellow: His Life and Work Hardcover – January 1, by Newton LONGFELLOW; Arvin (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, January 1, Author: Newton LONGFELLOW; Arvin. Second, the book is the portrait of a marriage, devoting considerable attention to Longfellow’s second wife, Fanny (his first died young).

A highly educated and. 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 Revolutionary.

Longfellow would produce some of his best work such as Voices of the Night, a collection of poems including Hymn to the Night and A Psalm of Life, which gained him immediate : 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 (–).

New book looks at the poet’s life and work. By Dan Cryer Globe Correspondent, UpdatedLongfellow confessed to his father his Author: Dan Cryer. The poet was born in to a distinguished New England family in Portland, a hundred miles or so north of Boston. His father, Stephen Longfellow, served in.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Longfellow: his life and work. Boston, Little, Brown [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; lit crit Longfellow - biography: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Newton Arvin.

In he married Mary Storer Potter of Portland, a former classmate, and soon published his first book, a description of his travels called Outre Mer ("Overseas").

But in Novemberduring a second trip to Europe, Longfellow's life was shaken when his wife died during a miscarriage. Longfellow lost his second wife in a house fire, and with her, his poetic muse.

He devoted the last years of his life to his translation of Dante's Divine Comedy, a work that is still in print. He also entertained an adoring public who considered him America's greatest poet. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

Longfellow: his life and work by Arvin, Newton, Publication date Topics Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth,Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, Poets, AmericanPages: Longfellow's first prose work, Outre-Mer (), was met with an indifferent reception.

Its lackluster performance as well as Longfellow's commitments to his Harvard College professorship prevented him from producing significant literary works for a time until his poem "A Psalm of Life" and Hyperion.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a commanding figure in the cultural life of nineteenth-century America. Born in Portland, Maine, inhe became a national literary figure by the s, and a world- famous personality by the time of his death in   A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

So his book, which has at times a defensive, anti-elitist chip on its shoulder, is a rehab mission of sorts, and seeks to restore Longfellow in our.

In 19th century America Longfellow was a household word, his poems household treasures; Oxford and Cambridge gave him honorary degrees, Westminster Abbey a memorial.

But in 20th century literary circles Longfellow is remembered, if at all, as a grammar school laureate. Now Newton Arvin, one of our better academicians, attempts a correction of that critical imbalance with an amiable assessment.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Febru – Ma ) was an American poet among whose works were Paul Revere's Ride, A Psalm of Life, The Song of Hiawatha and also wrote the first American translation of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy and was one of the five members of the group known as the Fireside Poets.

Born in Maine, Longfellow lived for most of his life in. Early life. Longfellow attended private schools and the Portland Academy. He graduated from Bowdoin College in At college he was attracted especially to Sir Walter Scott’s romances and Washington Irving’s Sketch Book, and his verses appeared in national was so fluent in translating that on graduation he was offered a professorship in modern languages provided that he.During his European tour, Longfellow traveled to France, Spain, Italy, Germany, back to France, then England before finally returning to the United States in August During the tour, he learned French, Spanish, Portuguese, and German.

While he was in Madrid, he met Washington Irving and was deeply impressed by his work ethic. Longfellow, His Life and Work. by Newton Arvin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).