Join Susannah Fullerton as she presents her lecture Alfred Lord Tennyson - Great Victorian Poet via Zoom. Please ensure you have downloaded and signed up to Zoom before the lecture begins https://zoom.us/
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The great Victorian poet Tennyson is the 9th most quoted author in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. He never considered any career but that of poet and he was hugely popular throughout the 19th century. He also exerted a great influence on Victorian artists, especially those in the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
Learn about his extremely difficult childhood, the close friendship which inspired his masterpiece In Memoriam, his late and very happy marriage, and his relationship with his Queen. And enjoy hearing some of his loveliest poems, such as The Lady of Shalott, read and discussed.
Susannah Fullerton has been the President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia for more than twenty years. She has written several books about Jane Austen and has lectured about her favourite novelist around Australia and overseas. She received an OAM for services to literature and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW. Susannah is also the Patron of the Kipling Society of Australia. She leads literary tours to the UK, Europe, NZ and the USA, and she sends out a popular and free monthly blog, ‘Notes from a Book Addict’ which you can sign up for on her website. Susannah is one of ADFAS’s most popular Australia lecturers and she offers a wide range of talks about famous writers and their works.
Image| John William Waterhouse, The Lady of Shalott, 1888, oil on canvas. Tate Collection, London