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  • Florence is full of great people, so called, from England, and the real sommites are coming, such as Alfred Tennyson, and, with an interval, Dickens and Thackeray.

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  • As he devours a young man alive, the protagonist of Glen Duncan's forthcoming novel, "The Last Werewolf," thinks of Alfred Tennyson's poem "Mariana."

    The Season of the Supernatural

  • The English press likes to poke fun at the long list of unworthies buried in Poets' Corner, but it holds the remains of many giants of English literature, including Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser, Samuel Johnson, Charles Dickens, Alfred Tennyson and Rudyard Kipling.

    John Lundberg: Ted Hughes Memorialized at Poets' Corner

  • Alfred Tennyson, too, found hope in the New Year in his great (and sad) poem "In Memoriam," which mourned the death of his good friend Arthur Henry Hallam.

    John Lundberg: Poets Find Hope In The New Year

  • The first poet you know, Alfred Tennyson, but it's unlikely you know this weird chapter of his life: Around 1840, depressed by the death of a close friend, Tennyson visited High Beach and formed a disastrous partnership with Dr. Allen.

    Book review of 'The Quickening Maze' by Alan Foulds

  • And yet these hybrid books, with their crafted themes and dramatic arcs that no messy real life could follow, have given me an intimate sense of such figures as Charles Dickens, Alfred Tennyson and Emily Dickinson.

    Melville's stormy seas

  • From the age of twelve on, Alfred Tennyson was home-schooled by his fierce, crazy father.


  • Alfred Tennyson, George B. Shaw, Marianne Moore and Robert Graves, for example, all met their end "ripe with time and full of years."

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • He had an awful lot of fluffy rhetoric including quoting Alfred Tennyson or was it Jane Tennyson?

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Many of the feelings expressed bear, in their utterance, the stamp of truth; yet, if Arthur Hallam had been som what nearer Alfred Tennyson, his brother instead of his friend, — I should have distrusted this rhymed, and measured, and printed monument of grief.

    The Life of Charlotte Bronte


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