Reconsidering Longfellow

EditorChristoph Irmscher, Robert ArbourContribution byMatthew Gartner

October 16, 2015|
Reconsidering Longfellow by Christoph Irmscher
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Reconsidering Longfellow is the first collection of scholarly essays in several decades devoted entirely to the work and afterlife of the most popular and widely read writer in American literature. The essays, written by a new generation of Longfellow scholars, cover the entire range of Longfellow's work, from the early poetry to the wildly successful epics of his middle period (Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha) to his Chaucerian collection of stories published after the Civil War, Tales of a Wayside Inn. Separate contributions discuss Longfellow's financial dealings, his preoccupation with his children, and his interest in the visual arts, as well as the tremendous role his poetry did and will once again play in American literature classrooms in the U.S. All essays were written specifically for the volume. Many of them rely on unpublished archival sources from the Longfellow collections at the Longfellow House-George Washington National Historic Site and at Houghton Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Christoph Irmscher is provost professor of English at Indiana University Bloomington. Robert Arbour is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at Indiana University Bloomington.
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Title:Reconsidering LongfellowFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:220 pages, 9.16 X 5.93 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:220 pages, 9.16 X 5.93 X 0.6 inPublished:October 16, 2015Publisher:Fairleigh Dickinson University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1611478685

ISBN - 13:9781611478686

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