In Memoriam

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In Memoriam

Tennyson’s tribute to his friend, A. H. Hallam. [Br. Lit.: Harvey, 808]
See: Grief
References in classic literature ?
The first notes of In Memoriam were written when sorrow was fresh, but it was not till seventeen years later that it was given to the world.
His long poems besides In Memoriam are The Princess, Maud, and the Idylls of the King.
He was enabled to renew his engagement and be married; the publication of 'In Memoriam' established him permanently in a position of such popularity as few living poets have ever enjoyed; and on the death of Wordsworth he was appointed Poet Laureate.
''When you read these 'in memoriams' in the papers, they all say the same things.