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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.95
Alfred, Lord Tennyson was a more complex writer than his status as Queen Victoria?s favorite poet might suggest. Though capable of rendering rapture and delight in the most exquisite verse, in another mode Tennyson is brother in spirit to Poe and Baudelaire, the author of dark, passionate reveries. And though he treasured poetic tradition, his work... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.50
Treasury of verse by the great Victorian poet includes the famous long narrative poem, Enoch Arden, plus "The Lady of Shalott," "The Charge of the Light Brigade," "Break, break, break," "Flower in the crannied Wall" and more. Also included are excerpts from three longer works: The Princess , "Maud" and "The Brook." more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 15.98
Tennyson's poetry epitomizes the Victorian age, for which he became a spokesman. His finest poems are often steeped in a sensuous melancholy, as in Maud , or are chivaric, heroic and allegorical, as in The Lady of Shalot and Morte d'Arthur. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 14.38
'Tennyson', wrote T. S. Eliot, 'has the finest ear of any English poet since Milton,' and his verse remains unrivalled in its combination of verbal richness, emotional depth and intellectual engagement. Tennyson drew on classical and medieval legends in poems like 'The Lotos-Eaters' (1832) and 'The Lady of Shalott' (1832) to explore the spiritual tensions... more...
- Copyright Group 2013; US$ 2.49
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, was born on the 6th of August 1809 and was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and still remains a popular poet throughout the world. Much of his work is instantly recognisable and within a few words he distils perhaps the very essence of being English with such phrases... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 17.58
Tennyson had a life-long interest in the legend of King Arthur and after the huge success of his poem 'Morte d'Arthur' he built on the theme with this series of twelve poems, written in two periods of intense creativity over nearly twenty years. Idylls of the King traces the story of Arthur's rule, from his first encounter with Guinevere and the quest... more...
- Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.99
Poetry is a fascinating use of language. With almost a million words at its command it is not surprising that these Isles have produced some of the most beautiful, moving and descriptive verse through the centuries. In this series we look at each calendar month through the eyes and minds of our most gifted poets to bring you a unique poetic guide.... more...
- Copyright Group 2013; US$ 3.99
English Poetry, Volume 1 ? An Introduction. The English language has grown into the Worlds pre-dominant spoken language. It?s estimated there are over one million words with which to do this. It?s sources are rich and diverse, absorbing from other cultures and times without hesitation. It surely follows that when we add the talents of Shakespeare,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.00
With Idylls of the King, one of the giants of Victorian literature turned his considerable talents to the lore surrounding a larger-than-life British ruler. Alfred, Lord Tennyson cast his interpretation of Arthurian myth into the form of an epic poem, and his tales of Camelot soar to remarkable imaginative heights to trace the birth of a king;... more...