Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Lord Tennyson was a prominent English poet during the Victorian era. He served as the Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. Tennyson is known for works such as 'In Memoriam A.H.H.', 'The Charge of the Light Brigade', and 'Idylls of the King'. His poetry is characterized by its rich imagery, elegant language, and exploration of themes such as nature, love, and mortality.


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  1. 1. Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson

    This book is a collection of poems by a renowned 19th-century British poet who is well-known for his descriptive and narrative style. The compilation includes some of his most famous works that delve into themes of nature, beauty, love, death, and time. The poet's mastery in crafting rich imagery and evocative language is evident throughout the collection, making it a treasured piece of Victorian literature.

    The 668th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Idyls Of The King

    "Idyls of the King" is a poetic retelling of the Arthurian legends, focusing on the lives and adventures of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. The narrative, written in a series of twelve poems, explores themes of chivalry, honor, and the tragic consequences of betrayal and infidelity. The collection delves into the moral and spiritual dilemmas faced by the characters, including the noble King Arthur, the valiant Sir Lancelot, and the virtuous Queen Guinevere, culminating in the disintegration of the idealistic Camelot. Through its lyrical and evocative language, the work captures the essence of medieval romance and the enduring allure of mythic heroism.

    The 2457th Greatest Book of All Time