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Record 21467

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Henry Taylor to Alfred Tennyson, 17 November 1852: 'I have read your ode ("Death of the Duke of Wellington") [...] It has a greatness worthy of its theme and an absolute simplicity and truth, with all the poetic passion of your nature moving beneath.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Nov 1852 and 17 Nov 1852
Country: England
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:Henry Taylor
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
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: Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington
Genre: Poetry, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21467  
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: 362
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 362, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21467, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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