Longfellow by Charles Calhoun
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Longfellow by Charles Calhoun

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This is the first modern biography of the man who created and defined Victorian American culture. Calhouns Longfellow emerges as one of Americas first powerful cultural makers: a poet and teacher who helped define Victorian culture; a major conduit for European culture coming into America; a catalyst for the Colonial Revival movement in architecture and interior design; and a critic of both Puritanism and the American obsession with material success.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807070390
ISBN-10: 0807070394
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Longfellow by Charles Calhoun Longfellow, Hardback (September 2002)

A study of one of America's greatest poets. The Longfellow of Calhoun's biography emerges as one of America's first powerful culture makers. The volume includes portraits by many of Longfellow's friends and contemporaries, such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde.

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Author Biography - Charles Calhoun

Born in Louisiana, Charles C. Calhoun studied history at the University of Virginia and law at Christ Church, Oxford. He divides his time between Boston and Portland, Maine, where he is on the staff of the Maine Humanities Council.

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