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Tennyson’s The Princess is an epic poem written between 1847 and 1850 which evokes dramatic views across lush river valleys, dramatic river gorges and cataracts old in geological time, and gorgeous country houses. Its large canvas and long sinuous storylines makes it a wonderful way to enter the world of 19th century poetry. This presentation of Tennyson’s The Princess is designed for those who are familiar with Princess Ida and who would like to explore the world of the Tennyson poem on which it was based. Entering into the world of Tennyson’s The Princess creates a new dimension in the understanding of Princess Ida.
Download Alex Scutt's illustrated presentation of Tennyson's The Princess with preface, annotations and glorious illustrations from the American edition of 1884.