"Lotos-Eaters"

Title"Lotos-Eaters"
Year for Search1833
AuthorsTennyson, Alfred(1809-92)
Secondary TitlePoems
Pagination108-17
Date Published1833
PublisherEdward Moxon
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Sailors are shipwrecked on an island that is a simple eutopia where all needs are easily met, but the implication is that such a life is ultimately not a good one.

Additional Publishers

Substantially rev. in his Poems. 2 vols. (London: Edward Moxon, 1842), 1: 175-84. U. S. ed. Boston, MA: William D. Ticknor, 1842), 1: 175-84. Critical ed. in The Poems of Tennyson in three volumes. Second Edition Incorporating the Trinity College Manuscript. Ed. Christopher Ricks (London: Longman 1987), I: 468-77, with an introductory note (467-68) and textual notes as footnotes; and in Tennyson’s Poetry. 2nd ed. Ed. Robert W. Hill, Jr. (New York: W. W. Norton, 1999), 76-80.

Info Notes

Written in 1830-32.

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Author Note

(1809-92)

Full Text

1833 Tennyson, Alfred (1809-92). “The Lotos-Eaters.” Poems (London: Edward Moxon, 1833), 108-17. Substantially rev. in his Poems. 2 vols. (London: Edward Moxon, 1842), 1: 175-84. U. S. ed. Boston, MA: William D. Ticknor, 1842), 1: 175-84. Critical ed. in The Poems of Tennyson in three volumes. Second Edition Incorporating the Trinity College Manuscript. Ed. Christopher Ricks (London: Longman 1987), I: 468-77, with an introductory note (467-68) and textual notes as footnotes; and in Tennyson’s Poetry. 2nd ed. Ed. Robert W. Hill, Jr. (New York: W. W. Norton, 1999), 76-80. Written in 1830-32. PSt

Sailors are shipwrecked on an island that is a simple eutopia where all needs are easily met, but the implication is that such a life is ultimately not a good one.