Tomlinson, Bernard, Contemporary Review
THE exhibition, Tennyson (1809-1892), which has been running at The Wordsworth Centre, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, and latterly at The Usher Gallery, Lincoln, was a celebration of the life and achievements of a poet who produced some of the most famous and popular poems in the English language, from the thundering cadences of |The Charge of the Light Brigade'-- that futile heroic gesture which highlighted the Crimean Campaign, to the erotic |Maud' which Tennyson described as |a little Hamlet, the history of a morbid poetic soul, under the blighting influence of a restlessly speculative age'. During the lifetime of the poet, the inventive Victorian mind had devised the means to record the human voice and the …
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Publication information: Article title: Tennyson Remembered. Contributors: Tomlinson, Bernard - Author. Magazine title: Contemporary Review. Volume: 261. Issue: 1522 Publication date: November 1992. Page number: 248+. © 1999 Contemporary Review Company Ltd. COPYRIGHT 1992 Gale Group.
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