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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, but resided in Cambridge, Mass. after 1835. He was professor of modern languages at Bowdoin College and then at Harvard University. Once the most widely read of American poets, Longfellow authored works including Outre-Mer, A Pilgrimage Beyond the Sea, Hyperion: A Romance, Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie, The Song of Hiawatha, and Kavanagh, a Tale.

Works in the EAF Collection

"The Bald Eagle" from Tales of Humor (1840)

Hyperion (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Kavanagh (1849)

Outre-Mer [Volume 1] (1833) [Volume 2] (1834)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)

From Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature (1856)

Other Resources

Longfellow's works in the Modern English Collection from the Electronic Text Center

Longfellow's works in the American Poetry Database from the Electronic Text Center