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The Poet Of Craigie House

The Story Of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

by Hildegarde Hawthorne

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsW. M. Berger (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11930517M
    ISBN 101432514792
    ISBN 109781432514792

    At Craigie House, Longfellow continued to write his poetry and by published much of it in his first book of verse entitled Voices of the Night. His popularity as a poet was increasing. During the mid-nineteenth century, people enjoyed sitting in their parlors reading long poems called ballads to each other for entertainment. The Craigie estate was divided between his nephews and nieces, and Elizabeth Craigie received the house and the land immediately surrounding it. Elizabeth Craigie sold many effects of the mansion. She took lodgers, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow who bought the house in from whom it took its current name, the Longfellow house.

    English Quiz Fireside Poets. Stuff on their poems, the slideshow, and notes from class returned to make career as professor and made his own books bc none existed. Lonfellow. went to Cambridge and taught at Harvard, rented a room in Craigie House on Brattle Street later resigned from professorship to write poetry full time. Longfellow was well aware of the house’s hallowed provenance when, as a young poet and Harvard professor who had already been widowed once, he rented rooms here in The house at that time was owned by Elizabeth Craigie, whose late husband, Andrew, had bought the property in

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow () Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, when it was still part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He was educated at Portland Academy and along with his older brother Stephen entered Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, in , at the age of fifteen. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the most popular American poet in the 19th century. His notable works included The Song of Hiawatha and ‘Paul Revere’s Ride.’ Longfellow’s poems typically featured sweetness, simplicity, and a romantic vision shaded by melancholy. Learn more about his life and career.


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Thc poet Longfellow lived in Craigie House, Boston. There was a James Craigie who lived at the time of the American Revolution and was known as a roué. Whether the house descended from him, or from some other Craigie in America, is not known but it indicates that Craigies settled in America in Colonial days in the nineteenth century – possibly from Orkney.

George Washington occupied it as his headquarters beginning on Jand it served as his base of operations during the Siege of Boston until he moved out on April 4, Andrew Craigie, Washington's Apothecary General, was the next person to own the home for a significant period of on: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

According to the Poetry Foundation, her earliest surviving poem was written in in a colonial settlement called Newtowne, located in present-day Cambridge. The Poet Of Craigie House book Wadsworth Longfellow — House of Craigie dates from and is a comfortable, welcoming country home with adjacent courtyard of self-contained, fully equipped stone built cottages.

The House is spacious and comfortable over 3 floors with all public rooms on ground floor. An excerpt of this book was published in a recent issue of Boston magazine, so I was eager to get a copy of the book as soon as it was released. I've been a fan of Craigie on Main for years -- having eaten there many time -- so was particularly interested to read about the culture and philosophy of this creative and high end restaurant.4/4(45).

The Poet Of Craigie House by Hildegarde Hawthorne 1 edition - first published in There's a delicately carved Queen Anne chair that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow used in his library - in the original Craigie House at Cambridge, Mass.

The poet's daughter presented it to the Atlanta. She also regularly wrote book reviews for The New York Times. Hawthorne’s books for children include The Poet of Craigie House (), a biography of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Phantom King (); The Miniature’s Secret (); Ox-Team Miracle (); Give Me Liberty (); and Born to Adventure ().

Longfellow met Henson in the summer ofwhen the preacher called at Craigie House to get the poet to sponsor his school, which Longfellow apparently did, and over a longer period of time (in Marchfor example, "Father Henson" received $ out of a.

The poem, Morituri Salutamus, which he read. at the fiftieth anniversary of his graduation at Bowdoin, is weighty with feeling. In came Ultima Thule ; in a.

The poet LongfelloAV, Avho lived there so many years in recent times, playfully claims great antiquity for tlie house.,In Avriting to his friend George W.

Greene, he says: " If you have forgotten it, you Avill be pleased to be reminded that Horace mentions the Craigie House in Ode XXI. of the First Book. He speaks of it as the Viridis. Factual or not, Longfellow's Evangeline became a huge success.

The poem went through six printings in the first six months after being published, and within ten years had been translated into a dozen languages. The poem has been made into two films, one in and the second, starring popular silent film actress Dolores Del Rio, in and as his son's memoir tells us, countless visitors came to greet the poet at his Cambridge home.

Craigie House had been the former headquarters of General Washington during the Revolutionary War, and Longfellow was deemed a wor-thy keeper of that heritage, a poet who had the gravitas of.

Andrew Craigie () is best known for serving as the first Apothecary General of the Continental Army during the American Revolution. The one-time owner of the Longfellow House–Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, Craigie developed much of East Cambridge, Massachusetts and was responsible for the construction of the Canal Bridge connecting East Born:Boston, Massachusetts.

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"The book, though in prose, is written nevertheless by a poet," Longfellow added, implicitly identifying with him. As a typical nineteenth century reviewer, Longfellow quoted at length from the book, then gracefully concluded, "Like children we say, `Tell us more.'".

Inthe Henry Wadsworth Longfellow family celebrated Christmas at Craigie House, their home in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The publication of Longfellow’s classic Revolutionary War poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride,” was less than a month hence, and the country’s grave political unrest weighed heavily on his mind/5(26).The Longfellow House Bulletin documents the National Park Service's stewardship of the house and the efforts of the Friends of Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters to support and supplement this work.

Every issue contains articles on aspects of the house's collections, research on Longfellow related topics, and a profile of someone involved with the Longfellow House, whether .thy keeper of that heritage, a poet who had the gravitas of a national institution.

Pictures and engravings of Craigie House appeared in books, magazines, and calendars throughout the country (Irmscher 44). People thought they knew Long - fellow because he was famous, and they felt a claim upon his home because it was in effect a national by: 1.