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Record 21477

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'When Millais left, my parents read together Souvestre's account of the Bretons. The fact that their most popular national songs are religious and that, when the cholera was among them, they would not listen to the doctors until they put their advice in song, set to national airs, struck my father.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 22 Nov 1854 and 31 Dec 1854
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Isle of Wight
specific address: Farringford House
   
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:

Reading Group:Alfred and Emily Tennyson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer and wife
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Souvestre
Title: 'account of the Bretons'
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21477  
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: 381
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 381, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21477, accessed: 21 August 2019

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