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Record Number: 21452


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'On the 21st February [1851] their [Alfred and Emily Tennyson's] diary reads: "We read Alton Locke"'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

21 Feb 1851

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:

Reading Group:

Alfred and Emily Tennyson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer and wife

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:

Charles Kingsley

Title:

Alton Locke

Genre:

Fiction, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1850

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21452

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:

338

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 338, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21452, accessed: 28 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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