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Published by Pelican Pub. Co. in Gretna, La .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Acadia,
  • Louisiana

Subjects:

  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.,
  • Acadians -- History.,
  • Cajuns -- History.,
  • Acadia -- History.,
  • Louisiana -- History -- To 1803.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Random House, [1957].

Statementby Robert Tallant ; illustrated by Corinne Boyd Dillon.
ContributionsDillon, Corinne Boyd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1038 .T3 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1105563M
ISBN 101565540905
LC Control Number94030710
OCLC/WorldCa30971545

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  Evangeline and The Acadians. Search for: LOGIN 0 View Cart. Toggle navigation. BOOKS; IMPRINTS. Arcadia Children's Books Arcadia Publishing Pelican Publishing The History Press Wildsam STATES. California New York Pennsylvania Michigan Ohio Pages: Longfellow’s epic poem Evangeline is based on a true event: the expulsion of the Acadians from their homeland and their dispersal in exile in the lands of the future United States. This tragic event has given rise to much scholarly work, but although parts of the story are sentimentalized and embellished by Longfellow, his account is still useful as a vivid account of the experiences of Author: Henry Longfellow. Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's first epic poem, Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie, published in , is a story of loss and devotion set against the deportation of the Acadian people in The poem elevated Longfellow to be the most famous writer in America and has had a lasting cultural impact, especially in Nova Scotia and Louisiana, where most of the poem is set. From Acadian Museum authors Warren and Mary Perrin, a new book titled Seeking an Acadian Nation – The Diary of an Evangeline Girl tells the real-life story, in words and vintage photographs, of the epic journey of 24 "Evangeline Girls" led by Sen. Dudley J. LeBlanc, which he called the “First Official Pilgrimage of Louisiana.

On the Acadian coast, and the prairies of fair Opelousas. With them Evangeline went, and her guide, the Father Felician. Onward o'er sunken sands, through a wilderness sombre with forests, Day after day they glided adown the turbulent river; Night after night, by their blazing fires, encamped on its borders. The pattern of a book written by the New York wine merchant, F.S. Cozzens, published in and called Acadia; or, a Month with the Bluenoses, was repeated over and over again: part the immediate experiences of the author, part a recounting of the “legend” of Evangeline, and part general speculation on the matter of the Acadians, present. Evangeline is Longfellow’s first epic poem and the work that cemented his literary fame. It is a tragic story of parted lovers set against the backdrop of the expulsion of the Acadians from modern-day Nova Scotia by the British. The Acadians were French who had settled there beginning in Author: Henry Longfellow.   Voorhies’ book, entitled Acadian Reminiscences: The True Story of Evangeline, was a huge hit in Southern Louisiana, says Brasseaux. At that time, Cajuns were decidedly second-class citizens, the word “Cajun” itself was considered an insult, and their unique culture was disparaged.

Evangeline and The Acadians Paperback – Illustrated, J by Robert Tallant (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert Tallant Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Robert /5(6). On the Acadian coast, and the prairies of fair Opelousas. With them Evangeline went, and her guide, the Father Felician. Onward o’er sunken sands, through a wilderness sombre with forests, Day after day they glided adown the turbulent river; Night after night, by .   ‎Acadian Reminiscences, depicting the True Life of Evangeline, is a story centered about the life of the Acadians whose descendants are now residents of the Teche Country also known as the Land of Evangeline. These people lived a pure and simple life with an unbounded devotion to 5/5(1).   Evangeline and The Acadians - Kindle edition by Tallant, Robert, Dillon, Corinne. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Evangeline and The Acadians/5(5).