Sebastian, or, Virtue Rewarded
"Sebastian, or, Virtue Rewarded" is the name of an unpublished poem written around 1815 by the 9-year-old Elizabeth Barrett, later famous as Elizabeth Barrett Browning. The autographed manuscript of t...
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Robert Browning
Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, and in particular the dramatic monologue, made him one of the foremost Victorian poe...
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Sir Galahad (poem)
Sir Galahad is a poem written by Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, and published in his 1842 collection of poetry. It is one of his many poems that deal with the legend of King Arthur, and describe...
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Porphyria's Lover
"Porphyria's Lover" is a poem by Robert Browning which was first published as "Porphyria" in the January 1836 issue of Monthly Repository. Browning later republished it in Dramatic Lyrics (1842) paire...
The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem)
"The Charge of the Light Brigade" is an 1854 narrative poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson about the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War. He was the Poet Laureate o...
Sabbath Morning at Sea
"Sabbath Morning at Sea" is a poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning first published in 1839, which Sir Edward Elgar set to music in 1899 as the third song in his song-cycle Sea Pictures.
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Prince Hohenstiel-Schwangau, Saviour of Society
"Prince Hohenstiel-Schwangau, Saviour of Society" is a long poem by Robert Browning, first published in 1871.The poem, which takes the French Emperor Napoleon III as its subject, was largely written i...
Hervé Riel
Hervé Riel was a French fisherman of the 17th century, from Le Croisic in Brittany. His claim to fame is that while serving with the French Navy he was instrumental in saving the French fleet followin...
Rabbi ben Ezra
Rabbi ben Ezra is a poem by Robert Browning about Abraham ibn Ezra (1092-1167), one of the great poets, mathematicians and scholars of the 12th century. He wrote on grammar, astronomy, the astrolabe,...
Pippa Passes
Pippa Passes is a verse drama by Robert Browning. It was published in 1841 as the first volume of his Bells and Pomegranates series, in a very inexpensive two-column edition for sixpence and next repu...
The Yellow Book
The Yellow Book, published in London from 1894 to 1897 by Elkin Mathews and John Lane, later by John Lane alone, and edited by the American Henry Harland, was a quarterly literary periodical (priced a...
Oscar Wilde
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's ...
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In Nunhead Cemetery
In Nunhead Cemetery is a poem by Charlotte Mew. As the title overtly proclaims, the poem deals with the subject of death, and also with the subject of insanity. While the subject of death is a well-tr...
City of Dreadful Night
The City of Dreadful Night is a long poem by the Scottish poet James "B.V." Thomson, written between 1870 and 1873, and published in the National Reformer in 1874, then in 1880 in a book entitled The ...
The Bridal of Triermain
The Bridal of Triermain is a rhymed, romantic, narrative-poem by Sir Walter Scott, written in 1813.The poem celebrates the exploits of a knight errant - Sir Roland De Vaux - as he seeks to rescue (and...
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (/ˈbraʊnɪŋ/; 6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861) was one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both Britain and the United Stat...
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The Lady of Shalott
"The Lady of Shalott" is a Victorian ballad by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892). Like his other early poems – "Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere" and "Galahad" – the poem recasts Arth...
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Alfred Austin
Alfred Austin DL (30 May 1835 – 2 June 1913) was an English poet who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1896, after an interval following the death of Tennyson, when the other candidates had either caused...
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The Walrus and the Carpenter
"The Walrus and the Carpenter" is a narrative poem by Lewis Carroll that appeared in his book Through the Looking-Glass, published in December 1871. The poem is recited in chapter four, by Tweedledum ...
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Harold the Dauntless
Harold the Dauntless is a rhymed, romantic, narrative-poem by Sir Walter Scott. The last of his long verse narratives, written in 1817, it weaves together elements of popular English legends and folkl...
Works based on Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll's books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass have been highly popular in their original forms, and have served as the basis for many subsequent works since they...
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Locksley Hall
"Locksley Hall" is a poem written by Alfred Tennyson in 1835 and published in his 1842 volume of Poems. Though one of his masterworks, it is less well-known than his other literature. It narrates the ...
Idylls of the King
Idylls of the King, published between 1859 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892; Poet Laureate from 1850) which retells the legend of Kin...
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The Bothie of Tober-na-Vuolich
The Bothie of Tober-na-Vuolich, subtitled A Long-Vacation Pastoral is a lengthy narrative poem by the Victorian poet Arthur Hugh Clough, which was critically well received at the time. The work was wr...
Aestheticism
Aestheticism (also the Aesthetic Movement) is an art movement supporting the emphasis of aesthetic values more than social-political themes for literature, fine art, music and other arts. It was part...
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Films and television based on Alice in Wonderland
A variety of films and television programmes based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) have been created. The followi...