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The Charge of the Light Brigade and Other Poems

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The Charge of the Light Brigade and Other Poems

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Considered by Victorians as the finest contemporary poet, Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892) gained much critical favor for his mastery of poetic technique, high-mindedness, and superb natural description. This volume contains a representative selection of his best works, including the famous long narrative poem "Enoch Arden," as well as a number of important lyrics, monologues, ballads, and other typical pieces. Among these are "The Lady of Shalott," "The Beggar Maid," "The Charge of the Light Brigade," "Break, break, break," "Flower in the Crannied Wall," and "Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington." Also here are carefully chosen, uncut excerpts from three longer works: The Princess, "Maud," and "The Brook." With this inexpensive volume at their fingertips, students and lovers of poetry can enjoy a substantial sampling of Tennyson's still-admired, widely quoted verse.

Considered by Victorians as the finest contemporary poet, Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892) gained much critical favor for his mastery of poetic technique, high-mindedness, and superb natural description. This volume contains a representative selection of his best works, including the famous long narrative poem "Enoch Arden," as well as a number of important lyrics, monologues, ballads, and other typical pieces. Among these are "The Lady of Shalott," "The Beggar Maid," "The Charge of the Light Brigade," "Break, break, break," "Flower in the Crannied Wall," and "Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington." Also here are carefully chosen, uncut excerpts from three longer works: The Princess, "Maud," and "The Brook." With this inexpensive volume at their fingertips, students and lovers of poetry can enjoy a substantial sampling of Tennyson's still-admired, widely quoted verse.

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  • Juvenilia
    Mariana
    "The Lady of Shalott, and Other Poems "
    The Lady of Shalott 0833; revised 1842)
    Œnone
    Lady Clara Vere de Vere
    The May Queen
    The Lotos-Eaters
    "English Idyls, and Other Poems "
    Ulysses
    Tithonus
    Locksley Hall
    Saint Agnes' Eve
    The Beggar Maid
    "Break, break, break" "
    [Songs from] The Princess; A. Medley
    "Sweet and low, sweet and low" "
    "The splendor falls on castle walls"
    "Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean"
    "O Swallow, Swallow, flying, flying south" "
    "Home they brought her warrior dead"
    "Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white"
    "Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height"
    "Maud, and Other Poems "
    "Come into the garden, Maud" (Part I, Section xxii, of "Maud: A Monodrama,")"
    "The Song of the Brook (The quatrains from "The Brook")"
    Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington
    The Charge of the Light Brigade
    "Enoch Arden, and Other Poems"
    Enoch Arden
    "Flower in the crannied wall" "
    "Ballads, and Other Poems "
    Rizpah
    "The Revenge (original title "Sir Richard Grenville")"
    "Tiresias, and Other Poems "
    To Virgil
    "Demeter, and Other Poems "
    Merlin and the Gleam
    Crossing the Bar
    "Demeter, and Other Poems "
    Merlin and the Gleam
    Crossing the Bar
    Alphabetical List of Titles
    Alphabetical List of First Lines
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