Tennyson / Edition 1

Tennyson / Edition 1

by Rebecca Stott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582237130

ISBN-13: 9780582237131

Pub. Date: 10/01/1996

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Lord Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate, published his first collection of poetry in 1830 and died in 1892. His poetry, highly popular during his lifetime has come to be regarded as representative of the Victorian Age. This new collection of essays displays the richness and diversity of recent re-readings of Tennyson and explores the many different contexts in which his…  See more details below

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Lord Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate, published his first collection of poetry in 1830 and died in 1892. His poetry, highly popular during his lifetime has come to be regarded as representative of the Victorian Age. This new collection of essays displays the richness and diversity of recent re-readings of Tennyson and explores the many different contexts in which his work is now discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582237131
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Series:
Longman Critical Reader Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.59(w) x 8.79(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

The alienation of work into text in "The Lady of Shalott", Gerhard Joseph
Tennyson and the cultural politics of prophecy, Alan Sinfield
1832—Tennyson and the critique of the poetry of sensation, Isobel Armstrong
Tennyson—politics and sexuality in "The Princess" and "In Memoriam", Terry Eagleton
woman red in tooth and claw—nature and the feminine in Tennyson and Darwin, James Eli Adams
1857-1867—divorce, democracy and thermodynamics—getting heated, Elaine Jordan
nation, class and gender—Tennyson's "Maud" and war, Joseph Bristow
the ideological moment and Tennyson's "Ulysses", Matthew Rowlinson
patriarchy, dead men and Tennyson's "Idylls of the King", Linda Shires
Tennyson's "Princess"—one bride for seven brothers, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
"In Memoriam" and the extinction of the homosexual, Jeff Nunokawa.

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