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John Greenleaf Whittier: Selected Poems

Edited by Brenda Wineapple

“Whittier is an indispensable part of our poetic heritage. . . . As he matured, he sometimes put his strong Quaker beliefs in vital conflict with both the imagistic and hedonistic impulses of their brands of Romanticism. When he created such tension among his passions and responsibilities, the result was a beautiful, valiant pastoralism that one finds impossible to forget.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

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ISBN: 978-1-931082-59-4 214 pages

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