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Hiawatha (Great tales from long ago) ebook

by Catherine Storr,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


All night long he sailed upon it, Sailed upon that sluggish water, Covered with its mould of ages, Black with rotting water-rushes, Rank with flags and leaves of lilies, Stagnant, lifeless, dreary, dismal, Lighted by the shimmering moonlight, And by will-o'-the-wisps illumined, Fires by ghosts of dead men kindled, In their weary night-encampments. And it stirred in all its fibres, And with one great bound of triumph Leaped across the water-lilies, Leaped through tangled flags and rushes, And upon the beach beyond them Dry-shod landed Hiawatha.

The Song of Hiawatha is an 1855 epic poem in trochaic tetrameter by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow which features Native American characters

The Song of Hiawatha is an 1855 epic poem in trochaic tetrameter by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow which features Native American characters. The epic relates the fictional adventures of an Ojibwe warrior named Hiawatha and the tragedy of his love for Minnehaha, a Dakota woman. Events in the story are set in the Pictured Rocks area on the south shore of Lake Superior. Longfellow's poem is based on oral traditions surrounding the figure of Manabozho, but it also contains his own innovations.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy and was one of the Fireside Poets from New England. Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, which was then still part of Massachusetts

For Longfellow, Hiawatha becomes a figure of mythic powers, responsible for bringing together in peace the various . I've never previously read the entire Henry Wadsworth Longfellow epic, The Song of Hiawatha, and it was well worth the read.

I've never previously read the entire Henry Wadsworth Longfellow epic, The Song of Hiawatha, and it was well worth the read.

In 1854 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow retired from his professor's position . Hiawatha goes on to perform many great deeds: he wrestles and kills the Corn Spirit, Mondamin, and is rewarded with the gift of corn, which.

In 1854 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow retired from his professor's position at Harvard College so he could focus on his writing. Hiawatha goes on to perform many great deeds: he wrestles and kills the Corn Spirit, Mondamin, and is rewarded with the gift of corn, which he presents to his hungry people; he defeats the King of Fishes, Nahma, with the help of some seagulls, and receives the fish's oil as a trophy; and he defeats the magician Pearl-Feather, who had brought.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (born February 27, 1807 – died March 24. .When most of Longfellow’s poems speak of generalised ideas applicable to common readers, this remains the odd one out.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (born February 27, 1807 – died March 24, 1882) was an American poet of the Romantic period. He served as a professor at Harvard University and was an adept linguist, traveling throughout Europe and immersing himself in European culture and poetry, which he emulated in his poetry. In the long, sleepless watches of the night, A gentle face-the face of one long dead- Looks at me from the wall, where round its head The night-lamp casts a halo of pale light.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator . He was famous for writing lyric poems, which were popular for their musicality and stories of mythology and legend. His poetry reflects great versatility, generally utilizing anapestic and trochaic forms, blank verse, heroic couplets, ballads and sonnets. Despite being criticized for imitating European styles, Longfellow became the most popular American poet of his era. He had written some important translations, including the immensely popular translation of Dante Alighieri's ‘Divine Comedy’. Longfellow also published a travel book, Outre-Mer: A Pilgrimage Beyond the Sea during this time.

Part of a series based on original sources of traditional stories and legends of the world, this tale of Hiawatha is retold and illustrated in a style appropriate to the atmosphere of the story.
Hiawatha (Great tales from long ago) ebook
Author:
Catherine Storr,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Category:
Classics
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1773 kb
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Publisher:
Belitha Press Ltd (June 1984)
Pages:
32 pages
Rating:
4.8
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