THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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The Lady of Shalott
By Alfred Tennyson

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.