Hyperion: A Romance 1879

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Kessinger Publishing, 2003 - Fiction - 396 pages
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As with Longfellow's other works, this romantic novel is written in his unrivaled style and grace. Hyperion will enchant and captivate the reader with its characters and manner.

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Hyperion: A Romance by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Search, Read ...
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Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hyperion: A Romance (1839) Kavanagh: A Tale (1849). Poetry in Translation. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri (1867) ...
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Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Criticism
At the time of writing Evangeline, Longfellow was already well known for several shorter poems and a novel, Hyperion, A Romance (1839). ...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In 1837-38 several essays of Longfellow's appeared in the North American Review, and in 1839 he published Hyperion: a Romance, and his first volume of ...
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Evangeline by Longfellow
Longfellow, hw Hyperion, a Romance New York: Houghton Mifflin, & Co.,1905. Longfellow, hw The Song of hiawathaboston: Houghton Mifflin, 1901. ...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In Longfellow's highly autobiographical Hyperion; A Romance (New York: S. Colman, 1839), the hero, Paul Flemming, after the death of his wife, ...
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Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore - Works - Info - Henry ...
Review of Outre-Mer (June 1835, text "A" Southern Literary Messenger). Review of Hyperion, a Romance (October 1839, text "A" Burton's) ...
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"Editor's drawer" (Harper's Magazine)
VIEW, Page image PAGE · PDF PDF. SUBJECTS, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth Hyperion, a romance (Book) Rejection (Psychology). THUMBNAILS ...
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Matthew Gartner - Becoming Longfellow: Work, Manhood, and Poetry ...
Combining travelogue, autobiography, sketchbook, sentimental romance, and literary essay, Hyperion, A Romance (1839) may be seen as a portrait of an artist ...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hyperion- A Romance, Volume I. bullet, Hyperion- A Romance, Volume II. bullet, "The Bald Eagle". bullet, Kavanagh- A Tale ...
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About the author (2003)

During his lifetime, Longfellow enjoyed a popularity that few poets have ever known. This has made a purely literary assessment of his achievement difficult, since his verse has had an effect on so many levels of American culture and society. Certainly, some of his most popular poems are, when considered merely as artistic compositions, found wanting in serious ways: the confused imagery and sentimentality of "A Psalm of Life" (1839), the excessive didacticism of "Excelsior" (1841), the sentimentality of "The Village Blacksmith" (1839). Yet, when judged in terms of popular culture, these works are probably no worse and, in some respects, much better than their counterparts in our time. Longfellow was very successful in responding to the need felt by Americans of his time for a literature of their own, a retelling in verse of the stories and legends of these United States, especially New England. His three most popular narrative poems are thoroughly rooted in American soil. "Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie" (1847), an American idyll; "The Song of Hiawatha" (1855), the first genuinely native epic in American poetry; and "The Courtship of Miles Standish" (1858), a Puritan romance of Longfellow's own ancestors, John Alden and Priscilla Mullens. "Paul Revere's Ride," the best known of the "Tales of a Wayside Inn"(1863), is also intensely national. Then, there is a handful of intensely personal, melancholy poems that deal in very successful ways with those themes not commonly thought of as Longfellow's: sorrow, death, frustration, the pathetic drift of humanity's existence. Chief among these are "My Lost Youth" (1855), "Mezzo Cammin" (1842), "The Ropewalk" (1854), "The Jewish Cemetery at Newport" (1852), and, most remarkable in its artistic success, "The Cross of Snow," a heartfelt sonnet so personal in its expression of the poet's grief for his dead wife that it remained unpublished until after Longfellow's death. A professor of modern literature at Harvard College, Longfellow did much to educate the general reading public in the literatures of Europe by means of his many anthologies and translations, the most important of which was his masterful rendition in English of Dante's Divine Comedy (1865-67).

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