A Blueprint of His Dissent: Madness and Method in Tennyson's Poetry

A Blueprint of His Dissent: Madness and Method in Tennyson's Poetry

By: Roger S. Platizky (author)Hardback

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A systematic examination of five poems by Tennyson revealing a subtle encoding by the poet of a multi-level criticism of Victorian mores. The dementia of Tennyson's mad speakers is shown to arise from problematic Victorian conflicts about faith, duty, death, and the suppression of desire.

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  • publication date: 31/05/1989
  • ISBN13: 9780838751510
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780838751510
  • weight: 400
  • ISBN10: 0838751512

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