Poetry by Alfred Tennyson: Idylls of the King, Ulysses, Mariana, The Princess, The Lady of Shalott, Tithonus, The Lotos-Eaters, Locksley Hall

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Idylls of the King, Ulysses, the Princess, Mariana, the Lady of Shalott, the Charge of the Light Brigade, the Lotos-Eaters, Oenone, Locksley Hall, St. Simeon Stylites, in Memoriam A.h.h., the Deserted House, Sir Galahad, the Day-Dream, Tears, Idle Tears, Break, Break, Break, Enoch Arden, Ring Out, Wild Bells, Godiva, Maud and ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Idylls of the King, Ulysses, the Princess, Mariana, the Lady of Shalott, the Charge of the Light Brigade, the Lotos-Eaters, Oenone, Locksley Hall, St. Simeon Stylites, in Memoriam A.h.h., the Deserted House, Sir Galahad, the Day-Dream, Tears, Idle Tears, Break, Break, Break, Enoch Arden, Ring Out, Wild Bells, Godiva, Maud and Other Poems, Crossing the Bar, the Two Voices, Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal, Lady Clara Vere de Vere, Flower in the Crannied Wall. Excerpt: " Break, Break, Break " is a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson written during early 1835 and published in 1842. The poem is an elegy that describes Tennyson's feelings of loss after Arthur Hallam died and his feelings of isolation while at Mablethorpe , Lincolnshire. The poem is minimalistic in terms of detail and style. Background During the Christmas holiday of 1834/1835, Tennyson was working on many poems, including In Memoriam . He also became dissatisfied with his earlier works and was busy revising the poems that he was still willing to see as publishable. During early 1835, Tennyson travelled to Mablethorpe in order to stay with friends. However, when word came to him that his other friends, the Hallams, were spending time with both William Wordsworth and Samuel Rogers, Tennyson believed that he was completely isolated from society while in Lincolnshire. It was in this mindset that Tennyson went with his friends at Lincolnshire to witness the breakers, of which Tennyson's sister Emily described in a letter: "The tides, which though knowest at this time of year are excessively high and fine, tempted my kinsfolk, and so irresistibly, that they resolved no longer to delay their anticipated gratification, viz, a sight of the darling breakers." The poem was published in Tennyson's 1842 collection of poems. It was included...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155481333
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/4/2010
  • Pages: 38
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.08 (d)

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    "Forward, the Light Brigade!" Was there a man dismay'd? Not tho' the soldier knew Someone had blunder'd: Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die: Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred. Read each of these poems and you will be in tears. Get this book.

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