32 - 'Evangeline': Romanticizing The Acadian Expulsion


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In which we discuss the 1847 long poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Evangeline! Topics include the Acadian Expulsion in the 1750s, the American 'Fireside Poets', and the impact of Evangeline on the Acadians of old and today.

Content warning: We say 'fuck' a lot this episode as we read one of the modern reactions to the poem.


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