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Record 3441

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
' ... [over] a weekend at Aldworth ... [Margot Tennant] told Tennyson how very handsome he was, and, after his after-dinner nap, asked him to read "Maud" ... read it he did ...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Aldworth
   
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:Alfred Tennyson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1809
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Margot Tennant
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: Maud
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3441  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 367
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 367, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3441, accessed: 24 May 2019

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