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Record 23104

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
From Hallam Tennyson's account of his father's funeral: 'Many were seen reading "In Memoriam" while waiting before the service.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 12 Oct 1892
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Westminster Abbey
   
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:Mourners at funeral of Alfred Tennyson
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
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: In Memoriam
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23104  
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: 2
  Page: 430 n.1
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 430 n.1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=23104, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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