Wed, 13 June 2012
Tennyson's The Princess is a Victorian chivalric farce, packed with lyric poetry, knightly errantry, cross-dressing, and the ludicrous concept of a women-only university. Gasp at the foot-stomping rage of a king whose son has been jilted. Smile at the spectacle of a woman teaching philosophy. Be gravely pleased by the submission of Princess Ida to her prince's persuasions. For readers who take their lecture notes wearing classical drapery.
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Category:fantastical -- posted at: 7:49 AM