Alfred, Lord Tennyson evokes past and present, seeking to reconcile the Victorian zeal for public progress with private despair. Full of eloquence, epic grandeur, and myth, his haunting, rhapsodic poems still cast their lyrical spell today.
Table of Contents
Idylls of the King Introduction Idylls of the King Dedication The Coming of Arthur
The Round Table: Gareth and Lynette The Marriage of Geraint Geraint and Enid Balin and Balan Merlin and Vivien Lancelot and Elaine The Holy Grail Pelleas and Ettarre The Last Tournament Guinevere
The Passing of Arthur To the Queen A Selection of Poems The Kraken Mariana Song The Poet The Lady of Shalott The Lotos-Eaters Choric Song Break, Break, Break The Two Voices Ulysses