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Tennyson, Alfred, first Baron Tennyson (1809-1892), poet

Christopher Ricks

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780192806871
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Tennyson, Alfred, first Baron Tennyson (1809-1892), poet

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The family | Schooling, juvenilia, and Lincolnshire | Cambridge, Arthur Hallam, and early accomplishments | Love, marriage, and lifelong faith | From Poems (1842) to The Princess (1847) | In Memoriam (1850) | Queen Victoria's poet laureate | Maud (1855), and Idylls of the King (1859-1885) | Deaths in the family, honours, and the peerage | Friendships | Tennyson's voice, character, and appearance | Tennyson's plays and final years | Death and posthumous reputation

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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