"The Exile’s Harp”: Tennyson’s Lost World of Music

Hughes, John D (2006) "The Exile’s Harp”: Tennyson’s Lost World of Music. Nineteenth Century Music Review, 3 (2). pp. 113-135.

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Abstract

From the earliest reviews, the trope of music has shaped the image of Tennyson for critics and readers. Tennyson's talent is one that joins voice and ear: Nature […] has taught Mr. Tennyson to sing as a poet should sing, – she has taught him to throw his whole soul into his harmonies. He has a fine ear for melody and harmony too – and rare and rich glimpses of imagination. He has – genius.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tennyson, Alfred 1809-1892; Poetry
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
P Language and Literature > PR English literature > PR401 Modern > PR451 19th century
P Language and Literature > PR English literature > PR500 Poetry
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Technology > School of Liberal and Performance Arts > Literary and Critical Studies
Research Priority Areas: Being Human - Past, Present & Future
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2015 15:32
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2016 12:39
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/1963

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