Document Type

Article

Department/Program

English

Journal Title

Tennyson Research Bulletin

Pub Date

11-1975

Volume

2

Issue

4

Journal Article URL

https://www.jstor.org/stable/45288729

First Page

167

Abstract

"In 1926 Mary E. Phillips was able to refer casually and without documentation to a time "when Alfred Tennyson said that the only thing he wished to see in America was the grave of Edgar Allan Poe." By 1973 Gerhard J. Joseph, properly cautious, had to characterize Tennyson's remark as "reputed." Now, however, a source for Phillips' claim has come to light. The following note appears in the New York Times, February 13, 1886 (p. 2, col. 6)..."

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