Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Listing for Author: Henry W Longfellow

 

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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
 
1900-1945[Alice Foley] read some Morris and less Marx, but for her a liberal education for the proletariat was not merely a mea...Alice Foley Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHiawathaPrint: Book
1900-1945'"Thinking back, I am amazed at the amount of English literature we absorbed in those four years", recalled Ethel Clar...Ethel Clark Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPrint: Book
1850-1899Geraldine Hodgson, The Life of James Elroy Flecker (1925), 'Reading aloud in the family circle was an established cust...James Elroy Flecker Henry Wadsworth LongfellowunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899'[William Robertson] Nicoll's boyhood reading included Scott, Disraeli, the Brontes, Bulwer Lytton, Shelley, Johnson, ...William Robertson Nicoll Henry Wadsworth LongfellowunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899
1900-1945
[analysis of a female respondent in Arnold Freeman's 1918 Sheffield Survey] 'Cutlery worker, age seventy-two...Fond of...questionaire respondent Henry Wadsworth Longfellow[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'[Helen Crawfurd] derived lessons in socialism and feminism from Carlyle, Shaw, Wells, Galsworthy, Arnold Bennett, Ibs...Helen Crawfurd Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPrint: Book
1800-1849
1850-1899
'Lucy Cavendish's diary, kept both before and after her marriage, provides one of the fullest accounts we have of the ...Lucy Lyttelton Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPrint: Unknown
1900-1945'Stella Davies's father would read to his children from the Bible, "Pilgrim's Progress", Walter Scott, Longfellow, Ten...Stella Davies Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPrint: Book
1900-1945'George Howell, bricklayer and trade unionist..."read promiscuously. How could it be otherwise? I had no real guide, w...George Howell Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPrint: Book
1850-1899'Masefield's early experience of literature came with the stories told or read to him by his nurse. The fare was what ...John Masefield Henry Wadsworth LongfellowEvangelinePrint: Book
1850-1899'Masefield's early experience of literature came with the stories told or read to him by his nurse. The fare was what ...John Masefield Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHiawathaPrint: Book
1900-1945'1944 My Favourite: Books: "Peter Abelard". "The Story of San Michele" Authors: Henry Williamson, B. Nichols Poems...Hilary Spalding Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHiawathaPrint: Book
1850-1899?The gentle Cowper was my earliest favourite, a small second-hand copy of his poems, which I bought for eighteen pence...Thomas Burt Henry Wadsworth Longfellow[poems]Print: Book
1850-1899'We have been reading Longfellow's Hiawatha'.George Eliot and G.H. LewesHenry Wadsworth LongfellowHiawathaPrint: Book
1850-1899'Repeated Longfellow?s Psalm of Life. Read three first chapters of Chaucer?s Prologue. I had been depressed and ill ...Lady Charlotte Schreiber Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPsalm of LifePrint: Book
1850-1899'when I was eleven a school history-book containing biographies of Sir Thomas More, Sir Philip Sidney, and Sire John E...Edwin Muir Henry Wadsworth LongfellowExcelsiorPrint: Book
1850-1899
1900-1945
'Maybe to neutralise the Penny Dreadful, Cassells brought out the Penny Classics. These had a bluish-green cover and w...Joseph Stamper Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHiawathaPrint: Book
1850-1899
1900-1945
'Maybe to neutralise the Penny Dreadful, Cassells brought out the Penny Classics. These had a bluish-green cover and w...Joseph Stamper Henry Wadsworth LongfellowEvangelinePrint: Book
1850-1899"Can you find and send to me the last lines of Longfellow's Golden legend, beginning 'It is Lucifer, son of the air,' ...Robert Louis Stevenson Henry Wadsworth LongfellowThe Golden LegendPrint: Book
1800-1849Elizabeth Barrett to John Kenyon, mid-March 1843: 'Thank you, my dear cousin, for Mr Longfellow's verses -- a [ital...Elizabeth Barrett Henry Wadsworth LongfellowunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899'By the way, we all admire _very greatly_ your beautiful little poem in the Boston Book. I dare say you don't car...Florence De Quincey Henry W. Longfellow"Footprints of Angels" in The Boston Book, being Specimens of Metropolitan LiteraturePrint: Book
1850-1899'Your mention of Hawthorne puts me in mind to tell you what rabid [underlined] admirers we are of his [...] There is...Margaret De Quincey Henry Wadsworth LongfellowThe Golden LegendPrint: Book
1900-1945'The poets John read at Highgate Junior School included Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Campbell and Edgar Allan Poe'.John Betjeman Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPrint: Book
1850-189919 February 1854: 'After breakfast I walked with my boys [i.e. two of her sons] to Trinity College [Cambridge]. The...Lady Charlotte Guest Henry Wadsworth LongfellowPrint: Book
1900-1945'Only recently I discovered its origin in Longfellow's "New England Tragedies", read and re-read during my childhood w...Vera Brittain Henry Wadsworth LongfellowNew England TragediesPrint: Book

 

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