Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807 ? 1882

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Credit: From Collections of Maine Historical Society

  • Known For: Poet
  • Maine Connection: Born in Portland, Maine; graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine; taught at Bowdoin College


Selected Books by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie, c1847.
  • The Courtship of Miles Standish and other Poems, 1858.
  • Tales of a Wayside Inn, 1863.
  • The Song of Hiawatha, 1855.
  • Paul Revere’s Ride, 1860.

Selected Books about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • American Genius: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Libby Hughes, 2006.
  • Longfellow Redux by Christoph Irmscher, 2006.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his Portland Home, by Joyce Butler, c2004.

Selected Books for Young Adults and Children

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: America's Beloved Poet by Bonnie L. Lukes, 2003.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: His Life by Catherine Owens Peare, c1953.

Selected Websites