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Record 21309

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[Edward] Fitzgerald writes on "The Lady of Shalott": '"Well I remember this poem, read to me, before I knew the author, at Cambridge one night in 1832 or 3, and its images passing across my head, as across the magic mirror, while half asleep on the mail coach to London in the "creeping dawn" that followed."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1832 and 31 Dec 1833
Country: England
Time: night
Place: city: Cambridge
   
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:

Listener:Edward Fitzgerald
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1809
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: 'The Lady of Shalott'
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21309  
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: 116
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 116, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21309, accessed: 24 August 2019

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