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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 17 pages of information about the life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
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During his lifetime and for some years after his death, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was by far the most popular and widely read American poet in the world. Although his reputation today is greatly diminished, a portion of his work still stands as a permanent addition to literature and folklore, respected by critics and enjoyed by ordinary readers. Longfellow wrote prolifically for nearly a half century and was very much a man of his time. To students of history his work is a valuable repository of the moral and spiritual ideals of Victorian America. A remarkably well educated and well traveled man, Longfellow was also an important scholar and educator. He was a college professor, a translator, a writer of textbooks, a compiler of anthologies. Because he and his wife were famous for their hospitality and good natures, their home in Cambridge became a gathering place...

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This section contains 4,873 words
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Purchase our Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Biography
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