Evangeline ePUB Ê Leather Bound
- Leather Bound
- 155 pages
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- 09 June 2014 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
❧ Evangeline free download ➛ Author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk In 1841 the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow heard the story of Acadian lovers separated by the Expulsion and reunited at the end of their lives He elaborated this simple tale into his long na In the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow heard the story of Acadian lovers separated by the Expulsion and reunited at the end of their lives He elaborated this simple tale into his long narrative poem Evangeline A Tale of Acadie Published in it soon gained worldwide popularity Longfellow offered Acadians a believable story about their ancestors They adopted it as a true legend of their past The tragic story of Evangeline and Gabriel has captivated Acadians and non Acadians ever since Evangeline the dutiful year old daughter of an elderly Grand Pré farmer is in love with Gabriel the blacksmith's son Before the two can exchange vows British soldiers march into the village burn it to the ground order the villagers into ships and send them far from their Nova Scotia homeland In the mayhem Evangeline witnesses her father's death from a broken heart and loses sight of Gabriel Her desperate continent wide search for her childhood sweetheart taking her from the cypress groves of Louisiana to a forest mission in the Ozark Mountains is one of the most affecting accounts of unfulfilled love ever written Evangeline is a hero of mythic proportions This sumptuously produced commemorative edition of Evangeline A Tale of Acadie coincides with the th anniversary of the founding of Acadia As well as the complete text of the poem it features than engravings from an enchanting Victorian Evangeline published in by Bell and Daldy London.