YANKEE ROMANTIC: Longfellow as a Young Man by Lawrence Thompson

YANKEE ROMANTIC: Longfellow as a Young Man

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A re-valuation of the post in the light of material his brother withheld or Altered in his three volume biography. Other original sources also tapped, to show the hindrances in his development, the inner battle between his inherent Yankee opportunism and his romantic attitude towards life. Early influences, his two marriages education, travels, choice of a career -- and a thoughtful discussion of the poet, the sources of his work -- and of the man, confused often as to his course. A literary and a personal biography that presents a new view of an accepted figure.

Pub Date: Oct. 18th, 1938
Publisher: Macmillan