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SONG OF HIAWATHA

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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ISBN 10: 0517001977 / ISBN 13: 9780517001974
Published by Ticknor & Fields, 1855
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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316 pp; First edition, second printing. BAL 12112. Boards and spine have some scuffing, edge wear on corners and spine tips, top of backstrip has a few short tears at the hinges. Previous owner's inscription on front endpage, light toning throughout. Binding is tight. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Bookseller Inventory # 91458

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Title: SONG OF HIAWATHA

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields

Publication Date: 1855

Binding: hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Remington, Frederic (Illustrator)

Book Condition:Good+

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing.

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In the summer of 1854, Longfellow wrote in his diary: "I have at length hit upon a plan for a poem on the American Indians, which seems to me the right one and the only. It is to weave together their beautiful traditions as whole." What emerged the next year was "The Song of Hiawatha," a composite of legends, folklore, myth, and characters that presents, in short, lilting trochees, the life story of a real Indian, who provides the focus for the narrative thread of this epic drama of high adventure, tragedy, and conflict. The aim was not to tell a particular or specific story, but to unite the strands of various Indian legends, to present a sympathetic portrait of many Native American tribes, and especially to disclose their profound relationship with the natural world.

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