1854 in poetry

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— From "The Charge of the Light Brigade" by Alfred Lord Tennyson, first published this year

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The Charge of the Light Brigade

Half a league, half a league,
  Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
  Rode the six hundred.
'Forward, the Light Brigade!
Charge for the guns' he said:
Into the valley of Death
  Rode the six hundred.

—Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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Gérard de Nerval, photographed about this year by Nadar

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ a b c d e f Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  3. ^ Cook, Roger F., A Companion to the Works of Heinrich Heine, "Introduction", Boydell & Brewer, 2002, ISBN 978-1-57113-207-9, retrieved via Google Books on April 2, 2009
  4. ^ Garvin, John William, editor, Canadian poets (anthology), published by McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1916, retrieved via Google Books, June 5, 2009
  5. ^ "A Chronology of Indian Events", "1918", pp 528–535 Das, Sisir Kumar and various, History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956: struggle for freedom: triumph and tragedy, Volume 2, 1995, published by Sahitya Akademi, ISBN 978-81-7201-798-9, retrieved via Google Books on December 23, 2008