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    The Sailing of the Mayflower - A Poem Dedicated to its Epic Journey

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    “The Sailing of the Mayflower” is an 1858 poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow dedicated to the 'Mayflower', an English ship that transported early Pilgrims to the New World in 1620. The ship has since become an important part of American history and culture, as well as the subject of innumerable works of art, plays, films, poems, songs, books, etc. A beautiful poem by one of America's most celebrated poets and not to be missed by poetry lovers with an interest in early American history. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882) was an American poet and educator. He was a member of the Fireside Poets of New England as well as the first American translator of Dante Alighieri's “Divine Comedy”. Longfellow's lyric poems became well-known for their musicality and mythology, garnering him significant acclaim both at home and overseas. Other notable works include: «Paul Revere's Ride», “The Song of Hiawatha”, and “Evangeline”. Ragged Hand – Read & Co. is republishing this classic poem complete with a biography of Longfellow written by John William Cousin.

    The Courtship of Miles Standish

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    First published in 1858, “The Courtship of Miles Standish” is a narrative poem written by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow about the 'Mayflower', an English ship that transported early Pilgrims to the New World in 1620. The ship has since become an important part of American history and culture, as well as the subject of innumerable works of art, plays, films, poems, songs, books, etc. Beautifully illustrated and written by one of America's most celebrated poets, it is not to be missed by poetry lovers with an interest in early American history. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882) was an American poet and educator. He was a member of the Fireside Poets of New England as well as the first American translator of Dante Alighieri's “Divine Comedy”. Longfellow's lyric poems became well-known for their musicality and mythology, garnering him significant acclaim both at home and overseas. Other notable works by this poet include: «Paul Revere's Ride», “The Song of Hiawatha”, and “Evangeline”. Read & Co. History is republishing this classic poem now complete with a biography of the author by John William Cousin.

    Selected Poems

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    As a member of the Fireside Poets, a group of five nineteenth century American poets whose work elevated American poetry to a status equal to if not surpassing that of the English poets, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote some of the most famous poems in American literature. Included in this collection are many of his most well-loved poems, such as the iconic “Paul Revere’s Ride”, which relates the famous night time ride of Paul Revere to warn his compatriots of a British attack. “The Song of Hiawatha” is an epic and tragic tale of the Ojibwe warrior and his love for Minnehaha, a woman from the Dakota tribe. “Evangeline”, arguably his most famous work, is the heartbreaking story of an Acadian girl who searches for her lost love Gabriel during the time of the Great Upheaval, which was the forced expulsion of native Acadian peoples by the British from areas of present-day Nova Scotia. Longfellow's poetry is notable for its lyricism and deals extensively with stories of mythology and legend. As arguably the most famous American poet of his time, Longfellow’s writings afforded him great success and established a legacy that endures to this day. This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper. This edition includes a biographical afterword.

    The Song of Hiawatha

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    Initially conceived by Longfellow after reading the works of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, «The Song of Hiawatha» is an epic poem based on the legends of the Ojibway Indians of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. The beautiful descriptions of this part of the United States are intertwined with the story of the Native American Hiawatha. From his youth to his marriage, from his daily existence of gathering food to his participation in the traditions of his people, Longfellow weaves a tale of impressive scope in this lyric work. Ultimately, this poem tells the story of the American Indian, including his habitual life, fight for survival, and gradual disappearance at the arrival of white men.

    The Song of Hiawatha

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    Initially conceived after reading the works of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, who was known for his early studies of Native American culture, “The Song of Hiawatha” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is an epic poem based on the legends of the Ojibwa Indians of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Written in 1855 in trochaic tetrameter, the tale is set in the picturesque Pictured Rocks area along the south shore of Lake Superior. The lyrical descriptions of this beautiful and unique part of the United States are intertwined with the story of the Native American warrior Hiawatha and his love for the Dakota woman, Minnehaha. From Hiawatha’s youth to his marriage, from his daily existence of gathering food to his participation in the traditions of his people, Longfellow weaves a tale of impressive scope in this epic work. Longfellow combines the mythological and cultural traditions of the Native American people with a timeless and universally human tale of love and loss. Ultimately, this poem tells the story of the American Indian, including the rhythm of their daily life, their fight for survival, and the gradual disappearance of their culture and way of life with the arrival of white men and Christianity. This edition includes a biographical afterword.

    The Song of Hiawatha

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    "At the door on summer eveningsSat the little Hiawatha;Heard the whispering of the pine-trees,Sounds of music, words of wonder . . ."The infectious rhythm of The Song of Hiawatha has captured the ears of millions. Once drawn in, they've stayed to hear about the young brave with the magic moccasins, who talks with animals and uses his supernatural gifts to bring peace and enlightenment to his people.America's most popular nineteenth-century poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow devoted himself to providing his country with a national mythology, poetic tradition, and epic forms. Known and loved by generations of schoolchildren for its evocative storytelling, his 1855 classic is regarded as a masterpiece of American literature, combining romance and idealism in an idyllic natural setting.

    Evangeline and Other Poems

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    It has been said that a copy of Longfellow's narrative poem Evangeline could be found in every literate household in America in the nineteenth century. Certainly its poignant romance touched many hearts and stirred deepening interest in the Maine-born Harvard educator who, in his lifetime, would become America's most famous poet. This book contains the complete Evangeline and a number of other widely admired Longfellow poems.Included are the memorable «The Skeleton in Armor,» «The Arsenal at Springfield,» «Mezzo Cammin,» and «Aftermath.» Here, too, is Divina Commedia, the six sonnets on Dante that are among the poet's finest works. All have been reprinted from an authoritative edition of Longfellow's poems.

    Evangeline and Other Selected Poems

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    This collection of poems by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow includes some of his most memorable and popular verse. In «Evangeline», arguably his most famous work, we have the story of an Acadian girl who searches for her lost love Gabriel during the time of the Great Upheaval. «Evangeline and Other Selected Poems» is altogether a collection of thirty-nine poems including an abridged selection from «The Song of Hiawatha».

    Evangeline

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    Evangeline describes the betrothal of a fictional Acadian girl named Evangeline Bellefontaine to her beloved, Gabriel Lajeunesse, and their separation as the British deport the Acadians from Acadie in the Great Upheaval. The poem then follows Evangeline across the landscapes of America as she spends years in a search for him, at some times being near to Gabriel without realizing he was near.

    Song of Hiawatha

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    The publisher is proud to present this new edition of an old American favorite, authentically and unforgettably illustrated by a distinguished American artist.Artist-illustrator Herbert Meyer's illustrations give new life to Longfellow's epic poem. Besides being warmly evocative, they are historically authentic, for the artist did extensive research on the American Indians. Meyer's artistic vision does full justice to Longfellow's immortal epic, which is not only an American favorite, but is known and admired throughout the world for its hauntingly beautiful poetry.The Song of Hiawatha's particular blend of myth and history, native tradition and foreign influence has survived the years, and its artistic authenticity is undisputed. The same, we hope, can be said for the illustrations of Herbert Meyer, brought to light in this new, digital edition.