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Record 21255

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
S. T. Coleridge on Tennyson's Poems. Chiefly Lyrical (1830): '"I have not read through all Mr Tennyson's poems, which have been sent to me; but I think there are some things of a good deal of beauty in what I have seen. The misfortune is, that he has begun to write verses without very well understanding what metre is."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1830 and 31 Dec 1830
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1772
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: Poems, Chiefly Lyrical
Genre: Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1830
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21255  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hallam Tennyson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1897
  Vol: 1
  Page: 50
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 50, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21255, accessed: 24 May 2019

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