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Tennyson was the chief poetic voice of his age, and he remains one of the most highly regarded masters of the music and mood of verse. This authoritative edition brings together a unique combination of Tennyson's poetry and prose, spanning his entire career, from his striking juvenilia, through his career as Poet Laureate, to the powerful poetry he wrote in his ninth decade. It contains such classics as "The Lady of Shalott," "Morte d'Arthur," Break, Break, Break," "Locksley Hall," "Ulysses," "The Charge of the Light Brigade," and "Tears, Idle Tears." It also includes in its entirety Tennyson's quasi-feminist epic The Princess, as well as the whole of In Memoriam, Maud, and Enoch Arden, and several sections of Idylls of the King. The poems are augmented with a broad selection from Tennyson's letters, as well as relevant passages from his son Hallam Tennyson's Memoir of his father, where Tennyson talks widely about his own poetry and the writing of others. Robert Adams provides an insightful introduction and valuable notes, and the edition includes an up-to-date bibliography.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Originally published in 2000 under title: Alfred Tennyson.

About the Author

Adam Roberts teaches at Royal Holloway, University of London. He edited Robert Browning for the Oxford Authors series and is co-editor of Volume Ten of the Oxford Poetical Works of Robert Browning.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199572762
Author:
Tennyson, Alfred Lord
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Roberts, Adam
Author:
null, Alfred
Author:
Alfred Tennyson
Author:
Roberts, Adam
Author:
null, Adam
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Subject:
Literature/English | Poetry | British
Subject:
Irish
Subject:
Literature/English | Poetry | British & Irish
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
5 x 7.7 x 1.5 in 1.044 lb

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