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Selected poems of John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier

Selected poems of John Greenleaf Whittier

by John Greenleaf Whittier

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Published by Headley Brothers in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Henry Bryan Binns.
SeriesThe Chalfont library
ContributionsBinns, Henry Bryan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21723306M

Looking for books by John Greenleaf Whittier? See all books authored by John Greenleaf Whittier, including John Greenleaf Whittier: Selected Poems (American Poets Project), and Lydia Maria Child: Selected Letters, , and more on William Jolliff, Professor of English at George Fox University, has selected 55 of John Greenleaf Whittier's more than poems with the intention of turning Quaker (and other) readers into Whittier fans. His guiding focus for this edition is "readability by contemporaries.".

  John Greenleaf Whittier: Selected Poems by John Greenleaf Whittier in DJVU, DOC, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). John Greenleaf Whittier (hwĬt´ēər), –92, American Quaker poet and reformer, b. near Haverhill, Mass. Whittier was a pioneer in regional literature as well as a crusader for many humanitarian causes. Early Life Whittier received a scanty education but read widely. An introduction at the age of 14 to Robert Burns's poetry inspired him to write verse; his first poems .

John Greenleaf Whittier, (born Decem , near Haverhill, Massachusetts, U.S.—died September 7, , Hampton Falls, New Hampshire), American poet and abolitionist who, in the latter part of his life, shared with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow the distinction of being a household name in both England and the United States. J John Greenleaf Whittier, "Maud Muller," Selected American and British Poems, Lit2Go Edition, (), accessed J , Back.


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