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Evangeline

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evangeline / H. W. Longfellow ; traduit et imite de l'anglais, precede d'une notice sur Longfellow et l'Acadie, par M. Poullin,...Date de l'edition ... Show synopsis

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A Romance Disrupted by Deportation

by FanOfTimeLifeBooks on Jan 17, 2014

In the 1750s the English government forcibly removed several thousand French colonists from Acadia, a region in Nova Scotia, Canada. Evangeline is a narrative poem and fictionalized account of a couple separated during this deportation. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow skillfully tells the story of Evangeline's quest to find her lover Gabriel. Moreover, vivid imagery and expressive language make this poem a real pleasure to read. Highly recommended.

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