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Tennyson: Poems Edited by Peter Washington

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ISBN-10: 1400041872

ISBN-13: 9781400041879

Edition: 2004

Authors: Alfred Tennyson, Peter Washington

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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 to Baudelaire, the author of dark, passionate reveries. And though he treasured poetic tradition, his work nevertheless engaged directly with the great issues of his time, from industrialization and the crisis of faith to scientific progress and women’s rights. A master of the short, intense lyric, he can also be sardonic, humorous, voluptuous, earthy, and satirical. This collection includes, of course, such celebrated poems as “The Lady of…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/17/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 4.37" wide x 6.50" long x 0.74" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Peter Washington has edited several Pocket Poets, including Love Poems, Friendship Poems, Love Letters, and The Roman Poets.

June Bracken and Heather
Love's latest hour is this
To a Lady Sleeping
Three Sonnets to a Coquette
Sonnet - 'As when with downcast eyes'
St. Agnes' Eve
Flower in the crannied wall
Leonine Elegiacs
Break, break, break
In the Valley of Cauteretz
Love and Death
Song - 'A spirit haunts the year's last hours'
From The Princess
'As thro' the land at eve we went'
'Sweet and low'
'The splendour falls on castle walls'
'Tears, idle tears'
'O Swallow, Swallow'
'Home they brought her warrior dead'
'Ask me no more'
'Now sleeps the crimson petal'
'Come down, O maid'
Move eastward, happy earth
From The Day-Dream: The Revival
The Kraken
The Owl
The Eagle
The Blackbird
The Dying Swan
From Maud
'O let the solid ground'
'Birds in the high Hall-garden'
'Go not, happy day'
'Come into the garden, Maud'
'O that 'twere possible'
To Edward Lear on His Travels in Greece
Sonnet to W.C. Macready
To J. W. Blakesley
Mine Host
A Character
To J. S.
Frater Ave Atque Vale
Prefatory Poem to My Brother's Sonnets
On His Stillborn Son
From The Lotos-Eaters: Choric Song
The Lady of Shalott
The Epic
Morte d'Arthur
St. Simeon Stylites
To Professor Jebb, with the Following Poem
Demeter and Persephone
The Poet's Song
To Virgil
What Thor Said to the Bard Before Dinner
The Golden Year
Merlin and the Gleam
England and America in 1782
Of old sat Freedom on the heights
Love thou thy land, with love far-brought
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington
We are Free
On One Who Affected an Effeminate Manner
To One Who Ran Down the English
A Quotable Snatch of Ovidian Song
Battle of Brunanburh
Specimen of a Translation of the Iliad in Blank Verse
Metrical Experiments
Semele: A Fragment
Milton - Alcaics
Milton - Hendecasyllabics
On Translations of Homer - Hexameters and Pentameters
Ilion, Ilion
Dialect Poems
Northern Farmer
Owd Roa
On a Mourner
The Ante-chamber
From In Memoriam A.H.H.
Crossing the Bar