Document Type

Book

Subject Area(s)

Victorian literature; Victorian poetry; film

Abstract

Examines the reception, sources, composition and publication history, and narrative structure of Tennyson's bestselling narrative poem Enoch Arden (1864), discussing particularly the poem's relation to the sensation novel and the way it was interpreted by its first illustrators, in adaptation for the stage, and in early film versions by D.W. Griffiths and J. M. East.

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