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Record Number: 19258


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'No! I have not read nothing! - not even a review of Idylls of the King - only heard Mrs Norton's account of Tennyson's reading it'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 4 Aug 1859

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:

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

6 Aug 1809

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

poet

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Mrs Norton


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[review of his own 'Idylls of the King']

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19258

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Editor:

J.A.V. Chapple

Title:

Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The

Place of Publication:

Manchester

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

567

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 567, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19258, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Mrs Gaskell to George Smith

   
   
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