The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Author: Alfred Tennyson

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781853264146

Category: Poetry

Page: 628

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The Wordsworth Poetry Library comprises the works of the greatest English-speaking poets, as well as many lesser-known poets. Each collection has a specially commissioned introduction.

The Poetical Works Of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Author: Alfred Tennyson,Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 9780766196087

Category: Poetry

Page: 608

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1902. Tennyson, English poet, is often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry. Tennyson succeeded Wordsworth as Poet Laureate in 1850. This volume includes his major poetic achievements including: the elegy mourning the death of his friend Arthur Hallam, In Memoriam. The patriotic poem Charge of the Light Brigade. Maud is one of Tennyson's best known works, although at first it was found obscure or morbid by critics ranging from George Eliot to Gladstone. And, Enoch Arden, which was based on a true story of a sailor thought drowned at sea who returned home after several years to find that his wife had remarried.

In Memoriam, Maud And Other Poems

Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson,Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 9781417929924

Category: Poetry

Page: 268

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A collection of the most well known and not so well known poems by the great poet himself. Tennyson was the poet of the Victorian age who succeeded Wordsworth as Poet Laureate.

Opening Doors to Quality Writing 10-13

Ideas for writing inspired by great writers

Author: Bob Cox

Publisher: Crown House Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785831267

Category: Education

Page: 300

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In Opening Doors to Famous Poetry and Prose, Bob Cox introduced teachers to engaging strategies which use literary heritage texts as the stimulus for excellent learning. This new companion book, Opening Doors to Quality Writing, for ages 10 to 13, puts the focus on pupils producing quality writing – developing their literacy skills and a love of reading in the process. In the course of his educational consultancy work, Bob has seen many teachers successfully use the scope and depth which literature can offer to inspire high standards, mastery learning and, above all, a love of language in its many forms. Schools using the ‘opening doors’ strategies told Bob they led to: more teacher empowerment and confidence; more knowledge building for pupils and teachers; a growing confidence with literature, including poetry; planning from the top becoming a norm; planning for mastery learning becoming a norm; improved comprehension skills; improved quality writing and associated excitement. They also asked Bob for further examples of inspiring, quality texts, and more ways in which all abilities can access them. Bob was only too happy to oblige. These 15 units of work cover poetry and prose: each unit provides exciting stimulus material, creative ideas for writing projects, and differentiation and support strategies, meaning all pupils can achieve the quality writing objectives. All the units should help teachers facilitate understanding of the challenging texts and maximise the huge potential for quality writing. Discover a multitude of ready-to-use ideas, inspired by classic literature and great writers’ works, along with plenty of new strategies and advice. Units include: Part 1: Opening doors to prose 1. Night Encounter – The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 2. Spooky Scientists! – The Phantom Coach by Amelia B. Edwards 3. The Strongest Looking Brute in Alaska – That Spot by Jack London 4. Mr Knickerbocker’s Notes – Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving 5. The Portrait of Doom – Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 6. The Hell Hound – The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 7. Sinister Spaces – Metamorphosis and The Castle by Franz Kafka 8. The Mirror and the Window – Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë Part 2: Opening doors to poetry 9. All in This House is Mossing Over – From ‘Mementos’ by Charlotte Brontë 10. Dancing the Skies – ‘High Flight’ by John Gillespie Magee, Jr 11. The Mystery of the Lonely Merman – ‘The Forsaken Merman’ by Matthew Arnold 12. Making Magic Talk – ‘The Magnifying Glass’ by Walter de la Mare 13. The Spirit in the Garden – ‘A Garden at Night’ by James Reeves 14. A Shropshire Lad – ‘Blue Remembered Hills’ by A. E. Housman 15. The Silver Heel – ‘I Started Early – Took My Dog’ by Emily Dickinson

Great Souls

The Seven Rays at the Soul Level

Author: Kurt Abraham

Publisher: Lampus Press

ISBN: 9780960900275

Category:

Page: 232

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Königs-Idyllen

Author: Alfred Tennyson

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3111485986

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 223

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Tennyson

To Strive, to Seek, to Find

Author: John Batchelor

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448138566

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

View: 1987

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Alfred Lord Tennyson, Queen Victoria’s favourite poet, commanded a wider readership than any other of his time. His ascendancy was neither the triumph of pure genius nor an accident of history:he skilfully crafted his own career and his relationships with his audience. Fame and recognition came, lavishly and in abundance, but the hunger for more never left him. Like many successful Victorians, he was a provincial determined to make good in the capital while retaining his regional strengths. One of eleven children, he remained close to his extended family and never lost his Lincolnshire accent.Resolving never to be anything except ‘a poet’, he wore his hair long, smoked incessantly and sported a cloak and wide-brimmed Spanish hat. Tennyson ranged widely in his poetry, turning his interests in geology, evolution and Arthurian legend into verse, but much of his workrelates to his personal life. The tragic loss of Arthur Hallam, a brilliant friend and fellow Apostle at Cambridge, fed into some of his most successful and best-known poems. It took Tennyson seventeen years to complete his great elegy for Hallam, In Memoriam, a work which established his fame and secured his appointment as Poet Laureate. The poet who wrote The Lady of Shalott and The Charge of the Light Brigade has become a permanent part of our culture. This enjoyable and thoughtful new biography shows him as a Romantic as well as a Victorian, exploring both the poems and Tennyson’s attempts at play writing, as well as the pressures of his age and the personal relationships that made the man.

Enduring Trauma Through the Life Cycle

Author: Eileen McGinley,Arturo Varchevker

Publisher: Karnac Books

ISBN: 1780491050

Category: Psychology

Page: 231

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his is a multi-authored book on the complex subject of psychic trauma as encountered at different stages of the life-cycle, and describes some of the clinical challenges, technical issues and differing theoretical approaches that arise when working with the traumatized individual. The concept of psychic trauma is a complex subject, but one which has more recently gained prominence. This book contains a collection of papers which grew out of a series of talks given by the Psychoanalytic Forum of the British Psychoanalytical Society entitled Trauma Through the Life Cycle. The authors, all highly respected authorities in their fields, give insights into what we mean by psychic trauma, what constitutes a traumatic event, and the psychopathological sequelae to trauma at different stages of life. Judith Trowell and Nick Midgley look at the effects of infantile and childhood traumas. Catalina Bronstein and Sara Flanders, from differing psychoanalytic perspectives, consider how childhood traumas can become reactivated in adolescence and color subsequent developmental situations. Ron Britton and Joanne Stubley consider the effects of trauma on time and memory, the concept of Nachtralichkeit, and Britton makes the distinction between endogenous and exogenous aspects of trauma. Arturo Varchevker and Isky Gordon consider what factors may be intrinsically traumatic for the person reaching old age, illness or death. Francis Grier considers a more recently acknowledged source of trauma, which is the hidden nature of the cumulative trauma of the child who is sent away early to boarding school and its effects on the developing adult's capacity for intimate couple relationships. Finally, Michael Brierley and Nicholas Stargardt both write convincingly on societal traumas, Brierley on the social and cultural traumas endured by the native American Indian tribe, the Crow, and how individual experiences resonated with group experiences, and the historian, Stargardt, on his ground-breaking work on the experiences of German children during the Second World War.

Selected Poems

Tennyson

Author: Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson,Christopher Ricks

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0140424431

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 384

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TENNYSON/SELECTED POEMS (BC)

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 143813424X

Category:

Page: 239

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Presents a selection of important older literary criticism of selected works by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

Collected Poems of Robert Burns

Author: Robert Burns

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781853264153

Category: Fiction

Page: 635

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With an Introduction by Donald McFarlan. Robert Burns, the most celebrated of all Scottish poets, is remembered with great devotion - his birthday on 25th January provokes fervour and festivity among Scots and many others the world over. Born in 1759 into miserable rustic poverty, by the age of eighteen Burns had acquired a good knowledge of both classical and English literature. In June 1786 his first collection of verse, Poems Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, which included 'To a Mouse' and 'The Cotter's Saturday Night', was greeted with huge acclaim by all classes of society. His later poems and ballads include 'Auld Lang Syne', the beautiful song 'My Love is like a Red Red Rose', 'Highland Mary', 'Scots Wha Hae' and his masterpiece, 'Tam o'Shanter'.

Delirium und Ekstase

die Aktualität des Monströsen

Author: Thomas Ballhausen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Grotesque in literature

Page: 167

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Die beiden Foscari

Author: George Gordon Byron

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3954556014

Category: Poetry

Page: 124

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Für sein eher als langes Gedicht denn als Bühnenstück gedachtes Drama griff Lord Byron (1788–1824) auf ein historisches Ereignis zurück: Unter dem Dogen Francesco Foscari erlebte Venedig seine höchste Machtentfaltung, geriet jedoch in finanzielle Schwierigkeiten. Nach Auseinandersetzung um Foscaris Sohn Jacopo, der wegen Hochverrats in Haft war und dort starb, wurde der Doge am 21. Oktober 1457 vom Rat der Stadt des Amtes enthoben und starb kurz darauf. Giuseppe Verdi diente das Drama als Vorlage für seine 1844 aufgeführte Oper »I due Foscari«.

Alfred Tennyson

The Critical Legacy

Author: Laurence W. Mazzeno

Publisher: Camden House

ISBN: 9781571132628

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 239

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Explores the critics' reaction to the pre-eminent Victorian poet from his lifetime to the present.

The Stuffed Owl

An Anthology of Bad Verse

Author: Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis,Charles Lee

Publisher: New York Review of Books

ISBN: 9781590170380

Category: Humor

Page: 264

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Presents an anthology of some of the worst poetry ever created by some of the most important poets of the English language, featuring works by Dryden, Wordsworth, and Keats, among others. Original.