Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Poetical Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Complete Edition from the Author's Text, with Numerous Illustrations by English and American Artists” as Want to Read:
The Poetical Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Complete Edition from the Author's Text, with Numerous Illustrations by English and American Artists
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into pri ...more
Paperback, 762 pages
Published September 7th 2010 by Nabu Press
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 152)
I've been dipping in and out of this for a while now. I'm not a huge poetry lover but I bought this at University as I was studing 'In Memoriam' and I didn't read any more of it at the time. So I decided to read it at last, 8 years later. Some poems took a lot of concentration to understand. Some bored me. Some I enjoyed ('Enoch Arden').
Alfred Tennyson was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, the fourth of the twelve children of George Tennyson, clergyman, and his wife, Elizabeth. In 1816 Tennyson was sent to Louth Grammar School, which he disliked so intensely that from 1820 he was educated at home until at the age of 18 he joined his two brothers at Trinity College, Cambridge and with his brother Charles published his first book, Po ...moreMore about Alfred Lord Tennyson...