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A Day with the Poet Tennyson By Alfred Tennyson
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A Day with the Poet Tennyson was published in 1905 by Alfred Tennyson. He was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular poets in... More > the English language. Tennyson excelled at penning short lyrics, such as "In the Valley of Cauteretz", "Break, Break, Break", "The Charge of the Light Brigade", "Tears, Idle Tears" and "Crossing the Bar". Much of his verse was based on classical mythological themes, such as Ulysses, although In Memoriam A.H.H. was written to commemorate his best friend Arthur Hallam, a fellow poet and fellow student at Trinity College, Cambridge, who was engaged to Tennyson's sister, but died from a brain haemorrhage before they could marry. Tennyson also wrote some notable blank verse including Idylls of the King, "Ulysses," and "Tithonus." During his career, Tennyson attempted drama, but his plays enjoyed little success.< Less
The Suppressed Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson By Alfred Tennyson, Baron Tennyson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (6 August 1809 – 6... More > October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.Tennyson excelled at penning short lyrics, such as "Break, Break, Break", "The Charge of the Light Brigade", "Tears, Idle Tears" and "Crossing the Bar". Much of his verse was based on classical mythological themes, such as Ulysses, although In Memoriam A.H.H. was written to commemorate his friend Arthur Hallam, a fellow poet and student at Trinity College, Cambridge, after he died of a stroke aged just 22. Tennyson also wrote some notable blank verse including Idylls of the King, "Ulysses", and "Tithonus". During his career, Tennyson attempted drama, but his plays enjoyed little success. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred,_Lord_Tennyson< Less
50 Greatest Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson By Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Alfred Tennyson was born in Somersby Lincolnshire in 1809. His father was a rector at the local church. However it was when Tennyson was at Trinity College , Cambridge that his talents were really... More > recognised with his first individual collection of poetry in 1830. After his father died in 1831, Tennyson left Cambridge and helped to look after his mother. In 1833 he published his second collection of poetry which included The Lady of Shalott which was not received well by critics. After this Tennyson did not publish another collection for 10 years. In 1842 Tennyson published another collection which was a great success and by 1850 Tennyson was considered one of the leading poets of his day. This led to him being appointed Poet Laureate, a post which he held to his death in 1892. In his lifetime he was known for his long epic poems such as In Memoriam and Idylls of the King. However in the 20th century his shorter poems such as Break. Break, Break and Crossing the Bar have gained popularity.< Less
The Princess By Alfred Tennyson, Baron Tennyson
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The Princess (Swedish: Prinsessan) is a 1966 Swedish drama film directed by Åke Falck. It was entered into the 5th Moscow International Film Festival where Grynet Molvig won the award for Best... More > Actress. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Princess_(1966_film) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.Tennyson excelled at penning short lyrics, such as "Break, Break, Break", "The Charge of the Light Brigade", "Tears, Idle Tears" and "Crossing the Bar". Much of his verse was based on classical mythological themes, such as Ulysses, although In Memoriam A.H.H. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred,_Lord_Tennyson< Less
Great Victorian Poets - Volume 1 By Gerard Manley Hopkins et al.
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Britain in the 19th Century was on its way to become an industrial and political superpower. However the reign of Queen Victoria also stressed the importance of religion and stability. Our three... More > poets reflect the cultural and social effect that these changes were having on society. Tennyson saw the growth of Britain has a heroic adventure and his poetry reflected this with his epic poems that celebrated past and present glories. Hopkins saw glory not in the industrial power , but in the power of religion and God. Christina Rossetti also looked to God , but she also reflected on the role of women in this brave new world. Many view Tennyson as the great tradition Victorian poet , however both Hopkins and Rossetti were influential by their innovation . All three poets have maintained a level of popularity into the 20th and 21st Centuries with their poems regularly featuring in anthologies and collections.< Less
The Sword of Deborah: First-hand impressions of the British Women's Army in France By F. Tennyson (Fryniwyd Tennyson) Jesse
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Fryniwyd Tennyson Jesse (born Wynifried [also recorded as... More > Winifred] Margaret Jesse, 1 March 1888 – 6 August 1958) was an English criminologist, journalist and author (she also wrote as Wynifried Margaret Tennyson). She was the second of three daughters of the Reverend Eustace Tennyson D'Eyncourt Jesse, and a great-niece of the poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson. She married Harold Marsh Harwood (1874–1959), a businessman and theatre manager, in September 1918. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._Tennyson_Jesse< Less
The Complete Poems of John Keats By John Keats
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Keats' Poems Epistles Sonnets Poems Published in 1820 Fragments Poems Written At Teignmouth Lamia Isabella Hyperion Canto II The Cap and Bells
THE ROAD HOME By WAYNE SNOW
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A view of the world through a poets eye of how things not necessarily are, but how I would like them to be. I have written poems in the style of poets such as Tennyson, Poe, Sir Walter Raleigh and... More > Christopher Marlow. Some of my poetry is like an answer to poems written by famous authors. Wayne Snow< Less
The Poetry of Robert Browning: A Biography of Robert Browning, and an Analysis of his Poems (Hardcover) By Stopford Augustus Brooke
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In this book, Stopford A. Brooke offers an informative and incisive commentary on the life's work of distinguished romantic era poet Robert Browning. Brooke was a poet and scholar of 19th century... More > literature, and possessed a unique, in-depth knowledge of the greatest literary figures and poets of the period. This book contains Brooke's comparisons and reflections upon the styles and forms of verse which Browning introduced in his work. The chapters are informed by the intensive studies and experience of the author, who himself wrote poetry for the Irish church. The chapters of this book divide Browning's works into different categories, in turn comparing them against some of the other famous poets of the era, in particular Tennyson and Sordello. Brooke's incisive explanations are supported by frequent quoting of the poet's most poignant verses, offering clear conclusions about their meaning and overall gravity.< Less
The Poetry of Robert Browning: A Biography of Robert Browning, and an Analysis of his Poems By Stopford Augustus Brooke
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In this book, Stopford A. Brooke offers an informative and incisive commentary on the life's work of distinguished romantic era poet Robert Browning. Brooke was a poet and scholar of 19th century... More > literature, and possessed a unique, in-depth knowledge of the greatest literary figures and poets of the period. This book contains Brooke's comparisons and reflections upon the styles and forms of verse which Browning introduced in his work. The chapters are informed by the intensive studies and experience of the author, who himself wrote poetry for the Irish church. The chapters of this book divide Browning's works into different categories, in turn comparing them against some of the other famous poets of the era, in particular Tennyson and Sordello. Brooke's incisive explanations are supported by frequent quoting of the poet's most poignant verses, offering clear conclusions about their meaning and overall gravity.< Less

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