Sites pertaining to John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), American poet, essayist, and editor. Although Whittier is best known for his poetry, he also took an interest in folklore, and was popular as a hymnwriter.
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Academy of American Poets: John Greenleaf Whittier
Brief biography and selected bibliography.
The Cyber Hymnal: Whittier, John Greenleaf
Portrait, brief biography. Hymn texts written by the "Quaker poet."
Heath Anthology of American Literature: John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)
Biography of the abolitionist and poet.
Heath Online Instructors' Guide: John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)
Suggested classroom strategies for teaching about Whittier.
John Greanleaf Whittier
Short biography for schoolchildren mentions many of this American writer's books, and includes samples of the different kinds of writing he did.
Lane Memorial Library: John Greenleaf Whittier
Poems by Whittier about Hampton, New Hampshire. Articles and links about the poet's New Hampshire connections. Images pertaining to Whittier.
An Outline of American Literature: John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)
Brief profile of the nineteenth-century American poet.
Whittier's Anti-Slavery Ode to New Hampshire
About Whittier's 1846 poem "New Hampshire" and what inspired it. Includes the text of the poem. Also a look at the poet's ties to the state. Link to a second article on the historical background of the poem.
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