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Published by The Tennyson Society in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, -- Baron, -- 1809-1892 -- Contemporary England.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLincolnshire historian ; 2:11.
StatementSir Charles Tennyson.
ContributionsTennyson Society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR 5583 T32 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21566818M

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  Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, Publisher New York, The Macmillan company Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. More than any other Victorian-era writer, Tennyson has seemed the embodiment of his age, both to his contemporaries and to modern readers. In his own day he was said to be—with Queen Victoria and Prime Minister William Gladstone—one of the three most famous living persons, a reputation no other poet writing in English has ever.   Years later, Tennyson’s son would recall his father writing his response to the charge on 2 December, ‘in a few minutes, after reading the description in The Times in which occurred the phrase “someone had blundered”, and this was the origin of the metre of the poem’; but in fact The Times report does not contain the phrase: that is. By Alfred, Lord Tennyson. More than any other Victorian writer, Tennyson has seemed the embodiment of his age, both to his contemporaries and to modern readers. In his own day he was said to be—with Queen Victoria and Gladstone—one of the three most famous living persons, a reputation no.

Tennyson's father "carefully attended to the education and training of his children". Tennyson and two of his elder brothers were writing poetry in their teens and a collection of poems by all three was published locally when Alfred was only Alma mater: Trinity College, Cambridge (no degree).   In his Introduction to The Oxford Book of Modern Verse (), W B Yeats offered an explanation for the change in Tennyson’s status: ‘The revolt against Victorianism meant to the young poet a revolt against irrelevant descriptions of nature, the . Alfred, Lord Tennyson was born August 6, , in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, where his father was the rector. He was the fourth of twelve children. Alfred was a bright and talented boy, and the fine physique and manly good looks which characterized him as . They date back to ancient times and remain a strong current in modern poetry. February Book of the day The sequel to Poems Alfred Tennyson and others which Winning Words have woven.