Idylls of the King

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Filiquarian Publishing, LLC., 2008 - Fiction - 360 pages
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Idylls of the King is a collection of twelve narrative poems written by Alfred Lord Tennyson. The twelve stories retell the legend of King Arthur and his nights as well as high love for Guinevere and her betrayal of him. Idylls of the King is highly recommended for those who enjoy the writings of Alfred Lord Tennyson and also for those interested in the stories of the legend of King Arthur.
  

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Contents

Dedication
5
The Coming of Arthur
9
Gareth and Lynette
27
The Marriage of Geraint
75
Geraint and Enid
103
Balin and Balan
135
Merlin and Vivien
157
Lancelot and Elaine
189
The Holy Grail
237
Pelleas and Ettarre
269
The Last Tournament
291
Guinevere
317
The Passing of Arthur
341
To the Queen
357
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Alfred Tennyson was born on August 6, 1809 in Somersby, England. He attended Trinity College in Cambridge. Tennyson is chiefly known for his poetry, an art form that had interested him since the age of six. His best known work is the Idylls of the King. Tennyson was appointed Poet Laureate of England in 1850 and became the Baron of Aldworth and Farrington in 1883. Tennyson was still writing his his 80s, and died on October 6, 1892 near Haslemere, England.

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