In Memoriam (Classic Reprint)

In Memoriam (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from In Memoriam These pages are drawn up from notes of lectures to my English Classes. In them I have, as a rule, avoided all discussions, confining myself, on doubtful points, to stating my own view and leaving it to speak for itself: for in poetry, I have found, the right explanation is at once felt to be such by instinct or intuition, - a something that discussion cannot help or shake. I have refrained from giving any parallel passages for two reasons: the one is that I have heard that Tennyson disliked them; the other, that they have already been sufficiently given by others. While lecturing I looked into Mr. Tainsh's Studies and Dr. Bradley's Commentary, and derived much help from the latter, both from the author's own studies and from those of preceding com mentators reproduced by him. I have also, since, looked at Mr. Genung's Study and Mr. Gatty's Key. What in my Notes and Analysis is due to help from all these sources, and what is given correctly for the first time, as well as what still remains Without any correct explanation either from others or from me, the reader can find out for himself, if he cares. But I should like to think that the one thing he cares for is the poem itself, and not the comparative merits ofvi preface. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 295g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243088418
  • 9780243088416

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