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

Hughes, John D ORCID: 0000-0002-2187-2911 (2006) "The Exile’s Harp”: Tennyson’s Lost World of Music. Nineteenth Century Music Review, 3 (2). pp. 113-135.

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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: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Creative Arts
Research Priority Areas: Culture, Continuity, and Transformation
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2015 15:32
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2023 08:57
URI: https://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/1963

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