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Part of the Macmillan Literary Lives book series (LL)


Among writers in English, only W. B. Yeats matches the quality and intensity of feeling in Tennyson’s poems of friendship. In ‘The Municipal Gallery Revisited’ Yeats sets himself as a speaker in a public place, surrounded by portraits which give meaning to his life.


Assure Funeral Pyre Gout Lost Verse 


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    W.B. Yeats, Collected Poems (London, 1955), p. 370.Google Scholar
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    F.W. Dupee, Henry James: Autobiography, (1956), pp. 588–9.Google Scholar
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    R. Collins, ed., ‘Recollections of Tennyson by Sir George Prothero’, Victorian Newsletter no. 66 (1984), p. 31.Google Scholar
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    N. Page, Tennyson: Interviews and Recollections (1983), p. 113.Google Scholar
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    J.S. Hagen, Tennyson and his Publishers (1979), p. 161.Google Scholar

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© Leonée Ormond 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonée Ormond
    • 1
  1. 1.King’s CollegeLondonUK

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