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Tennyson & his poetry. by R. Brimley Johnson

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892.,
  • Poets, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5581 .J7 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination158, [1] p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5755429M
ISBN 100804608334
LC Control Number71103196

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Tennyson said then, as he said all his life, that poetry was to be his career, however bleak the prospect of his ever earning a living. His third volume of poetry was published at the end of , although the title page was dated This poem is written as a dramatic monologue: the entire poem is spoken by a single character, whose identity is revealed by his own words. The lines are in blank verse, or unrhymed iambic pentameter, which serves to impart a fluid and natural quality to Ulysses’s speech. Tennyson had begun writing as a child and published some of his best-known poems, including ‘Mariana’, when he was only twenty. However, success was slow to come and the years between Hallam’s death and when Tennyson began to receive an annual government grant were difficult, financially and emotionally. “This is a biography for everybody interested in poetry. Any evening devoted to Tennyson would express the whole wonderful, vivid world of the English language.” - Antonia Fraser “John Batchelor’s book is acute in its examination of Tennyson’s character and his importance for Victorian culture.” - The Times Literary SupplementCited by: 6.

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