Snow-Bound and Other Autobiographic Poems


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A collection of poems by the respected New England poet of the 19th century. He was a Quaker who opposed slavery and other injustices in his writing. The title poem, "Snow-Bound," had its origins as Whittier's attempt to recreate his farm boyhood and to memorialize now-dead family members, like his mother and sister Elizabeth. Other poems in this volume include: "The Quaker of the Olden Time," "Sunset on the Bear Camp," "The Tent on the Beach," "Ichabod," "A Sea-Dream," etc. As the voice of the New England villager and ...

Snow-Bound and Other Autobiographic Poems 2003, Fredonia Books (NL), Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9781410102324

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