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Extended Audio Sample The Song of Hiawatha (Unabridged), by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (866 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Narrator: William Hootkins Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Longfellow's great narrative poem has been unjustly neglected in recent years though it gives a sympathetic portrait especially of Hiawatha, reared by Nokomis, daughter of the Moon, and his bride Minehaha.

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Brian Robbins | 2/10/2014

    " I hate this poem with a passion. It should, but it doesn't, lull me to sleep with that bloody awful rhythmn. Closest thing to making me tear a book into shreds. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by AistÄ— | 2/9/2014

    " Sorry, Henry, I prefer Kalevala. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Nellie K. | 2/9/2014

    " great book. You can learn a lot about Native American culture with this book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jaime | 2/8/2014

    " Okay, I know that every book that is classified a classic is nto going to appela to everyone. I read tthis and was interested in the historical aspect but found it dull at times. "

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About the Author
Author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882) was the most popular and admired American poet of the nineteenth century. Known for his narrative historical and mythic poems, his most famous works include Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha, The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Tales of Wayside Inn. Versatile as well as prolific, Longfellow also won fame as a writer of short ballads and lyrics, and experimented in the essay, the short story, the novel, and the verse drama.