Selected Poems A devout Quaker who became a passionate poetic spokesman for the antislavery movement John Greenleaf Whittier was one of the most beloved American poets of his era In the years before the Civ

  • Title: Selected Poems
  • Author: John Greenleaf Whittier Brenda Wineapple
  • ISBN: 9781931082594
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A devout Quaker who became a passionate poetic spokesman for the antislavery movement, John Greenleaf Whittier 1807 92 was one of the most beloved American poets of his era In the years before the Civil War, he campaigned tirelessly against slavery in poems that include Ichabod, his famous denunciation of Daniel Webster for his support of the Fugitive Slave Law In tA devout Quaker who became a passionate poetic spokesman for the antislavery movement, John Greenleaf Whittier 1807 92 was one of the most beloved American poets of his era In the years before the Civil War, he campaigned tirelessly against slavery in poems that include Ichabod, his famous denunciation of Daniel Webster for his support of the Fugitive Slave Law In the long poem Snow Bound 1866 he created a warm and enthralling portrait of rural life, while such works as Barbara Frietchie and The Barefoot Boy have been enduringly popular This new selection brings together Whittier s many aspects political, religious, richly descriptive and reaffirms the emotional honesty and depth of his work

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    1. I have to begin by saying that I am an untrained and generally poor judge of poetry. The genre is mysterious to me, something like capoeira. Is this music? Is it dancing? Is it combat? Hard to tell. Generally, Whittier's poems felt old-fashioned and academic. Rarely did a glimmer of something like the sublime catch the periphery of some stanza or turn of phrase. There was plenty of plodding, lots of indicative language about Whittier and his time. But, his time was interesting at times. Perhaps [...]

    2. In 5th grade (circa 1974), my teacher, Mrs. Miller, required us to recite poems. (We also had to identify famous paintings like Blue Boy.) That was her last year teaching before retirement and it was said she started her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse. (I can neither confirm nor deny that.) My most vivid recollection of her was her paddling of students who couldn’t complete math problems at the blackboard. (Fortunately, I was not one of them, though it did raise the stakes a bit for [...]

    3. An under-appreciated poet. Clear imagery, great technique. Should be promoted but we've succumbed to too much free-verse.

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