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Snow-Bound and Other Autobiographic Poems
A collection of poems by the respected New England poet of the 19th century. He was a Quaker who opposed slavery and other injustices in his writing. The title poem, "Snow-Bound," had its origins as Whittier's attempt to recreate his farm boyhood and to memorialize now-dead family members, like his mother and sister Elizabeth. Other poems in this volume include: "The Quake ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by Fredonia Books (NL)
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John Greenleaf Whittier was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets. Whittier was strongly influenced by the Scottish poet, Robert Burns.More about John Greenleaf Whittier...