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dc.contributor.authorBlair, Kirstieen_UK
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie (1847) was, from the moment of its publication until the early twentieth century, a literary and cultural phenomenon: a poem that made Longfellow "the most famous writer in America"; that helped to redefine the national culture of a people; that was endlessly recycled and reworked in historical accounts, fiction, stage and film adaptations; and that would have been familiar to most literate Americans of the 1850s and far beyond. The story, in Longfellow's distinctive hexameters, of how Evangeline and her lover Gabriel were separated when the Acadian people were forcibly exiled from Nova Scotia to North America in 1755, and of Evangeline's futile quest to find him, ending in a scene of deathbed recognition in old age, was one of the defining sentimental narratives of the nineteenth century and helped to make Longfellow into an internationally known household name. Yet from the mid-twentieth century onward, Evangeline has sunk into near-total neglect, critical as well as popular.en_UK
dc.publisherAMS Pressen_UK
dc.relationBlair K (2011) Accents Disconsolate: Longfellow’s Evangeline and Antebellum Politics. Literature in the Early American Republic, 3.
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dc.titleAccents Disconsolate: Longfellow’s Evangeline and Antebellum Politicsen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleLiterature in the Early American Republicen_UK
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dc.contributor.affiliationEnglish Studiesen_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorBlair, Kirstie|en_UK
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