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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron; Alfred Tennyson; Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron|
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|Description:||vii, 230 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: The enigma of Englishness --
A poet in the truest and highest sense: the early poems and their reception --
Mr. Tennyson's singular genius: the reception of poems --
Mr. Tennyson's truly English spirit: landscape and nature in poems --
Fair Victoria's golden age: Tennyson and monarchy --
To serve as model for the mighty world: Tennyson and medievalism --
Ever-broadening england: Tennyson and empire --
Conclusion: Fabricating Englishness.
"This study offers a timely and scholarly account of Tennyson's involvement in debates around the crucial topic of English national identity. Elegantly written and intelligently structured, Tennyson