Description - Longfellow by Charles Calhoun
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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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.