Tales of a Wayside Inn

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Adegi Graphics LLC, 2000 - 237 pages
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This Elibron Classics title is a reprint of the original edition published by Ticknor and Fields, 1863, Boston

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User Review  - Joy Wells - Goodreads

Reads like Chaucer for Americans. Makes me want to memorize and recite. Make sure you read the last tale, Birds of Killingsworth. Imagine a world without birds. Read full review

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User Review  - Christopher - Goodreads

A modern "Canterbury Tales" fit for American tastes, complete with "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere." Contains also "The Saga of King Olaf," (Theodore Roosevelt's favorite poem) the longest section ... Read full review

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Tales of a Wayside Inn
Virtual Library :: English :: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth :: Tales of a Wayside Inn.
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Longfellow: Prelude; The Wayside Inn, Tales of a Wayside Inn
Tales of a Wayside Inn 1863. Part First. Prelude; The Wayside Inn · The Landlord's Tale; Paul Revere's Ride · Interlude · The Student's Tale; The Falcon of ...
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§10. "Tales of a Wayside Inn". XII. Longfellow. Vol. 16. Early ...
True, he added considerably to the mass of his narrative poetry by the three series of Tales of a Wayside Inn, the first of which appeared under its own ...
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Longfellow's Tales of a Wayside Inn.
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Tales of a Wayside Inn (work by Longfellow) -- Britannica Online ...
The Tales of a Wayside Inn, modeled roughly on Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and published in 1863, reveals his narrative gift. ...
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Tales of a Wayside Inn is a collection of poems by American poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. First published in 1863, the poems are told by a group of ...
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Major Molineaux.
In "Tales of a Wayside Inn," we read -- " And flashing on the window pane Emblazoned with its light and shade, The Jovial rhymes that still remain Writ near ...
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About the author (2000)

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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