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Tennyson and the fabrication of Englishness

Author: Marion Sherwood
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through an examination of Tennyson's 'domestic poetry' - his portrayals of England and the English - in their changing nineteenth-century context, this book demonstrates that many of his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron; Alfred Tennyson; Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Sherwood
ISBN: 9781137288899 1137288892
OCLC Number: 820780623
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.
Responsibility: Marion Sherwood.

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