Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was born in Portland, Maine. He is the second son in a family of eight children. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow graduated from Bowdoin College. After that he studied modern languages in Europe for three years. Longfellow wrote many lyric poems.
"Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie" is a poem, which was published in 1847. It is Longfellow's first long piece of narrative poetry. This poem brought Longfellow much success and it is one of the most widely read American poems of the 19th century. "Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie" is full of sentimental tone, lyrical grace, and memorable story line. Open the book and may you enjoy it from the first page to the last. "Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie" is one of the best-known works of this author and if you are a lover of such a genre you will definitely like it. Enjoy the reading