Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Release Date: 1849

Congregational Hymns from the Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier

Author: Samuel J. Rogal
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786457281
Release Date: 2009-11-25
Genre: Religion

Poet John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892) proved a significant contributor to American Protestant hymnody—since 1843, more than 2,100 hymnals published in the United States have included adaptations of his works—despite the fact that Whittier never considered himself a hymnist. This book compares and contrasts Whittier’s original published texts with versions adapted as hymns, exhibiting the hymnodic elements of his poetry and displaying the textual changes to Whittier’s lines by hymnal editors from a variety of denominations. The work offers in-depth comparative studies of many of his poems and their resultant hymns, a catalogue of hymns-from-poems, a chronology of Whittier’s life and works, notes, bibliography and index.

The Early Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 135960135X
Release Date: 2016-05-25

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Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Release Date: 1871
Genre: American poetry

Selected Poems

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: Library of America
ISBN: 9781931082594
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Literary Criticism

The work of the abolitionist poet is featured here, including his denunciation of the Fugitive Slave Law and his portraits of rural life that combine religion, politics, and rich narration.

Religious Poems

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1523747226
Release Date: 2016-02-29

Some seven years ago, we saw Charles T. Torrey for the first time. His wife was leaning on his arm, -young, loving, and beautiful; the heart that saw them blessed them. Since that time, we have known him as a most energetic and zealous advocate of the anti-slavery cause. He had fine talents, improved by learning and observation, a clear, intensely active intellect, and a heart full of sympathy and genial humanity

Anti Slavery Poems

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1507809107
Release Date: 2015-01-31
Genre: Poetry

"Anti Slavery Poems - Volume II", by John Greenleaf Whittier. John Greenleaf Whittier was influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate (1807-1892).