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John Greenleaf Whittier

Burton, Richard

John Greenleaf Whittier

by Burton, Richard

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892.,
    • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard Burton.
      SeriesThe Beacon biographies of eminent Americans (Boston)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3281 .B6 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination134 p., [2] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5201698M
      ISBN 100883050668
      LC Control Number75025941
      OCLC/WorldCa1584022

      Whittier, John Greenleaf, the American Quaker poet, was born at Haverhill, Massachusetts, Dec. 17, He began life as a farm-boy and shoemaker, and subsequently became a successful journalist, editor and poet. In he became editor of the American Manufacturer (Boston), in of the New England Review, and an (on becoming Secretary to the American Anti . John Greenleaf Whittier BPL ambrotype, Greenleaf Whittier (Decem – September 7, ) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United : JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER.

      Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl is a long narrative poem by American poet John Greenleaf Whittier first published in The poem, presented as a series of stories told by a family amid a snowstorm, was extremely successful and popular in its time. John Greenleaf Whittier (), William Lloyd Garrison (), Amanda Wingfield, Francis Daniel Pastorius (), Jim O'Connor, Laura Wingfield, Tom Wingfield, Abraham Lincoln (), Addie Caldwell, Barbara Fritchie (), Benjamin West (), Cartland family, Devil, Elizabeth Lloyd (), Faith Brown.

      John Greenleaf Whittier was a renowned writer whose numerous works about Quakerism and abolition earned him a place among the esteemed Fireside Poets. Over his year life, Whittier used his ability as a skillful writer to become a political activist and fight for the anti-slavery cause. John Greenleaf Whittier was an American poet known for his anti-slavery writings and support for abolition of slavery in the United States. Whittier’s notable works include Legends of New England, Moll Pitcher, The Song of the Vermonters and Poems Written during the Progress of the Abolition Question.


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