"LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST" IN THE PARAPHRASE OF THE VICTORIAN POET. A. TENNYSON’S POEM "THE PRINCESS"
Sokolova Natal'ya Igorevna Moscow State Pedagogical University
Abstract. Shakespeare was one of the favorite authors of Tennyson, who often used certain images and motives of the great playwright’s works. In the article the specificity of the transformation of the plot of "Love’s Labour’s Lost" in Tennyson’s poem "The Princess" is characterized. Changing places of comedy characters, the Victorian poet uses Shakespeare’s plot to express his own attitude to the problem of the status of women in society. Stating in the tradition of Shakespeare the triumph of nature and love over the delusion of the heroine, Tennyson discovers in the work of the great playwright the principle, consonant with the Victorian era.
Key words and phrases: ïîýìà, êîìåäèÿ, âèêòîðèàíñêàÿ ýïîõà, òðàäèöèÿ, ïðèðîäà, æåíñêèé âîïðîñ, poem, comedy, the Victorian era, tradition, nature, women’s issue.
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