"Idylls of the King" provides an outline of the story of Malory's "La Morte Darthur" in a brief, verse style that may actually make the book a good primer on... Read morePublished on April 16 2003 by Sho J. Morimoto
How do I express just how beautiful Tennyson's poetry is in this epic classic, and yet criticize it for its misogyny?
The poetry speaks for itself. Read more
Tennyson's poetic version of Arthurian legend is inspiring and beautifully cadenced. If you are unfamiliar with the foundational tales of the Round Table this may not be the... Read morePublished on May 22 2001 by J. Leitch
Idylls of the king is a harder read but the expirience is well worth it. Tennyson's language creates a vivid image in the mind of the reader. Read morePublished on April 30 2001 by Ryan Naieeslair
If Malory's "Le Morte D'Arthur" is the backbone of Arthurian literature, Tennyson's "Idylls" are its flesh and blood. Read morePublished on April 20 2001 by Ilana Teitelbaum
Tennyson had a life-long interest in the Arthurian legend, and based many of his works on it. Idylls of the King is his longest and most ambitious work, and it is truly brilliant. Read morePublished on Feb. 13 2001 by "starry-ice"
this is the one book I would bring with me. Tennyson's poetry is simple enough to be understood, but challenging enough to stretch your mind. Read morePublished on Feb. 8 2001
Almost as if the tales were not a myth, this book speaks of King Arthur and all of his adventures in the greatest of detail. Read morePublished on Nov. 25 2000 by Aariel Portera