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Record 21821

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Henry Taylor to Alfred Tennyson, 31 July 1855: 'I thank you much for sending me "Maud." I have only read it twice, but I have already a strong feeling of what it is [...] I felt the passion of it and the poetic spirit that is in it'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jul 1855 and 31 Jul 1855
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: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: At Colonial Office, London
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: Maud
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21821  
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: 399-400
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 399-400, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21821, accessed: 20 July 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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