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Alfred Lord
Tennyson
Presented By- PurujitBansal
XI-B
Into the life of…
“My strength is as the
strength of ten, because my
heart is pure”
Early Life
• Tennyson was
born on 6 August
1809 in England.
• Although he Was
Born into the
middle class line of
the Tennysons he
had a Royal and
Noble Ancestry.
• He attained his
basic education
and then went to
the Trinity College,
Cambridge
University.
• Tennyson’s father carefully
attended to the training
and education of his
children.
• Tennyson attained his basic
education at King Edward
VI Grammar School, Louth.
• He entered Trinity College,
Cambridge in 1827.
• There he joined a Secret
Society called Cambridge
Apostles
Education
Famous Works
 Tennyson’s first publication was Poems, Chiefly
Lyrical (1830)which included the popular
poem Mariana.
 His Second book Poems(1833),received mixed
reviews after which he ceased to write for 10
years
 He wrote In Memoriam A.H.H., in memory of his
closest friend Arthur Hallam.
 The Lady of Shalott, The Lotus-Eaters, Morte
d’Arthur and Ulysses appeared in 1842 in the
two volume Poems which established his
reputation as a writer.
Achievements
 In 1829, Tennyson received Chancellor’s
Gold Medal at Cambridge for one of his
first pieces, Timbuctoo.
 He succeeded William Wordsworth as a
poet laureate in 1850 and served for 42
years.
 He received great appraisals from the
Queen who compared his poems to the
Bible.
Literary Contributions of
Alfred Lord Tennyson
 Alfred’s poetry brought
a new sense of metrical
variety, rich descriptive
imagery, and exquisite
verbal melodies to
literature.
 Not only did his writing
reflect upon the
Victorian Era, but they
also reflected upon
himself. His poetry is
easily understood by
any generation.
Famous Quotes
by Tennyson
“Knowledge comes, but
wisdom lingers.”
“A lie which is half a truth is
ever the blackest of lies.”
“To strive, to seek, to find,
and not to yield.”
Last Years
 After his 83rd birthday Alfred started to
experience symptoms of Gout and
Geuralgia.
 He died on October 6, 1892 at 1:35 AM,
surrounded by his wife and son.
 At his funeral Crossing the Bar was read just
as it was placed at the end of all his work.
 He was buried in the Poet’s Corner in
Westminster Abbey.
THE END

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Famous Poet- Alfred Lord Tennyson

  • 1. Alfred Lord Tennyson Presented By- PurujitBansal XI-B Into the life of… “My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure”
  • 2. Early Life • Tennyson was born on 6 August 1809 in England. • Although he Was Born into the middle class line of the Tennysons he had a Royal and Noble Ancestry. • He attained his basic education and then went to the Trinity College, Cambridge University.
  • 3. • Tennyson’s father carefully attended to the training and education of his children. • Tennyson attained his basic education at King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth. • He entered Trinity College, Cambridge in 1827. • There he joined a Secret Society called Cambridge Apostles Education
  • 4. Famous Works  Tennyson’s first publication was Poems, Chiefly Lyrical (1830)which included the popular poem Mariana.  His Second book Poems(1833),received mixed reviews after which he ceased to write for 10 years  He wrote In Memoriam A.H.H., in memory of his closest friend Arthur Hallam.  The Lady of Shalott, The Lotus-Eaters, Morte d’Arthur and Ulysses appeared in 1842 in the two volume Poems which established his reputation as a writer.
  • 5.
  • 6. Achievements  In 1829, Tennyson received Chancellor’s Gold Medal at Cambridge for one of his first pieces, Timbuctoo.  He succeeded William Wordsworth as a poet laureate in 1850 and served for 42 years.  He received great appraisals from the Queen who compared his poems to the Bible.
  • 7. Literary Contributions of Alfred Lord Tennyson  Alfred’s poetry brought a new sense of metrical variety, rich descriptive imagery, and exquisite verbal melodies to literature.  Not only did his writing reflect upon the Victorian Era, but they also reflected upon himself. His poetry is easily understood by any generation.
  • 8. Famous Quotes by Tennyson “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” “A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.” “To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”
  • 9. Last Years  After his 83rd birthday Alfred started to experience symptoms of Gout and Geuralgia.  He died on October 6, 1892 at 1:35 AM, surrounded by his wife and son.  At his funeral Crossing the Bar was read just as it was placed at the end of all his work.  He was buried in the Poet’s Corner in Westminster Abbey.