The Social Ideals of Alfred Tennyson as Related to His Time

The Social Ideals of Alfred Tennyson as Related to His Time

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The Social Ideals of Alfred Tennyson as Related to His Time

The Social Ideals of Alfred Tennyson as Related to His Time

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The following pages were written originally as a thesis for the degree of doctor of philosophy at the University of Chicago. It was suggested by certain interested friends that the subject- matter herein contained might be of value to the students of sociology and of literature included in a larger public than is usually reached by the conventional thesis. The publication of this little volume is the answer to these kindly suggestions.

The author ventures to hope that readers into whose hands this book may chance to fall may derive from its perusal some of the pleasure and profit that was his in acquiring and shaping its material. The footnotes should be omitted by everyone who does not wish to make it a textbook. These, however, will be found a necessity by the careful student and will suggest the rich stores left in the ink-pot.

The union of sociology and literature here exemplified and defended is, we believe, more than justified. It is to be commended. The work here attempted is capable of almost indefinite . . .

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