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Record Number: 21422


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Samuel Rogers to Alfred Tennyson, 17 August 1842: 'Every day I have resolved to write and tell you with what delight I have read and read again your two beautiful volumes [...] very few things, if any, have thrilled me so much.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1842 and 17 Aug 1842

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:

Samuel Rogers

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1763

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/banker

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Alfred Tennyson

Title:

Poems

Genre:

Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

2 vols, 1842

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21422

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:

212

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 212, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21422, accessed: 24 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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