THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Alfred Tennyson Literary Criticism

The Princess

An essay by Laura Fasick of Minnesota State University arguing that this poem is more nuanced than critics have realised. There is a comparitive analysis with Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida, and several close readings.

The Lady of Shalott

An essay by William R. McKelvy of Washington University relating Tennyson's poem to developments in Britain's industrial revolution. McKelvy also considers the poem's well-documented illustrations.
In this essay Erin Johnson examines the titular character of Tennyson's poem and Lily Briscoe from Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse.