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Lord Tennyson, a biographical sketch

  • 270 Pages
  • 1.25 MB
  • English
Chatto and Windus , London
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-
Statementby Henry J. Jennings ....
LC ClassificationsPR5581 .J4
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 270 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24174498M
LC Control Number29027748

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Notes Frontis: mounted photo (London Stereo scopic Company) with facs. A.T.'s sig. Alfred, Lord Tennyson was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire (England). He was Lord Tennyson at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he met Arthur Henry Hallam, whom he later immortalized in In Memoriam ().

Tennyson began to write when a child, largely to escape the oppressiveness of his homelife, made miserable by his father’s drinking and violence.

Born in England inAlfred, Lord Tennyson began writing poetry as a boy. He was first published inbut it was not until the s that his work received regular public Aug 06, Alfred, Lord Tennyson was the most highly regarded poet of his period and the most widely read of all English poets.

The quality of his work varied greatly, and much that he wrote is of little interest today, for he included in his poetry themes and subjects that were of intense interest only to the Victorians. Tennyson was proposed baronetcy several times, but he refused this proposal.

Later, inhe was suggested peerage and he, of course, accepted it. After this, he became Baron Tennyson of Aldworth and Freshwater or simply Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Alfred had a family: wife (Emily Sellwood who he married in ) and two sons Hallam and Lionel. Death. Tennyson published Poems, Chiefly Lyrical, inwhich included the popular "Mariana". His next book, Poems (), received unfavorable reviews, and Tennyson ceased to publish for nearly ten years.

Hallam died suddenly on the same year in Vienna. It was a heavy blow to Tennyson. The group, which met to discuss major philosophical and other issues, included Arthur Henry Hallam, James Spedding, Edward Lushington (who later married Cecilia Tennyson), and Richard Monckton Milnes a biographical sketch book all eventually famous men who merited entries in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson FRS was a British poet. He was the Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. InTennyson was awarded the Chancellor's Gold Lord Tennyson at Cambridge for one of his first pieces, "Timbuktu." He published his first solo collection of poems, Poems Chiefly Lyrical in Alma mater: Trinity College, Cambridge (no degree).

Alfred, Lord Tennyson Biographical Sketch. Alfred, Lord Tennyson (–) was a poet. He was born in in Somersby, Lincolnshire. He died in Aldworth, Sussex. His work first appeared in Poems by Two Brothers, published in He married Emily Sarah Sellwood (–) in and they had two sons, Hallam, born inand Lionel, born in Alfred Lord Tennyson was a poet laureate of the United Kingdom during the reign of Queen Victoria.

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5 estrellas (0%) 0% 4 estrellas (0% Format: Pasta blanda. Alfred, Lord Tennyson was regarded by many in his generation as the greatest poet of Victorian England. A superb craftsman in verse, he wrote poetry that ranged from confident assertion to black despair.

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Feb 04,  · Alfred, Lord Tennyson, English poet often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry. He was raised to the peerage in Tennyson was the fourth of 12 children, born into an old Lincolnshire family, his father a rector.

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Described by T.S. Eliot as “the saddest of all English poets”, Alfred Lord Tennyson is considered, to this day, to be one of Britain’s greatest poets. Heavily influenced by the strictly metered and often melancholic style of the English Romantic poets, Tennyson’s verse illustrated a mastery of rhythm and descriptive imagery drawing on both the poetic structure and content of classical.

Biography of Alfred Lord Tennyson. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular poets in the English language.

Alfred Tennyson. They date back to ancient times and remain a strong current in modern poetry. This week marks a century since the outbreak of the first world war. Alfred Tennyson's life has now been picked over enough. From Camelot to a dismal pub inJohn Mullan relives the most notable New Years in literature.

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Born on August 6,in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, Alfred Lord Tennyson is one of the most well-loved Victorian poets. Tennyson, the fourth of twelve children, showed an early talent for writing. At the age of twelve he wrote a 6,line epic poem.

His father, the Reverend George Tennyson. A Book of Nonsense, The Owl and the Pussycat Edward Lear (12 MayHolloway [1] [2] – 29 JanuarySanremo) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, now known mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised.

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[3]Genre: Children's literature, literary nonsense and limericks. Alfred Tennyson has books on Goodreads with ratings. Alfred Tennyson’s most popular book is The Lady of Shalott.

Books by Alfred Tennyson. Alfred Tennyson Average rating · 54, ratings · 1, reviews · shelvedtimes A Poem By Alfred Lord Tennyson, Illuminated by Alberto Sangorski by. Alfred Tennyson, invariably known as Alfred Lord Tennyson on all his books, was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, the fourth of the twelve children of George Tennyson, clergyman, and his wife, Elizabeth.

In Tennyson was sent to Louth Grammar School, which he disliked so intensely that from he was educated at home until at the age of 18 he joined his two brothers at Trinity College /5. Written in the aftermath of a close friend’s death, Ulysses is an attempt by Alfred Tennyson to come to terms with the loss.

Taking one of the most famous characters from one of the most famous stories ever told – Ulysses (otherwise known as Odysseus) from Homer’s epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey – and repurposes the story to fit Tennyson’s themes.

A short Alfred Lord Tennyson biography describes Alfred Lord Tennyson's life, times, and work. Also explains the historical and literary context that influenced Tennyson’s Poetry.

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Biography & Autobiography. Children's. History. Illustrated. Literature & Fiction. Military & War. Religion & Spirituality. Special Attributes. see all. 1st Edition.Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate, died on 6th October at his home in Haslemere, Surrey. On 11th October the coffin was brought to Westminster Abbey and lay overnight in St Faith's chapel (just off the south transept).

The chapel was hung with purple and the Union Flag covered the coffin.Lake Tennyson in New Zealand's high country, named by Frederick Weld, is assumed to be named after Lord Tennyson. He was succeeded as 2nd Baron Tennyson by his son, Hallam, who produced an authorised biography of his father inand was later the second Governor-General of Australia.