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Record Number: 21467


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry Taylor to Alfred Tennyson, 17 November 1852: 'I have read your ode ("Death of the Duke of Wellington") [...] It has a greatness worthy of its theme and an absolute simplicity and truth, with all the poetic passion of your nature moving beneath.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1852 and 17 Nov 1852

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:

Henry Taylor

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

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:

Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington

Genre:

Poetry, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21467

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:

362

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 362, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21467, accessed: 13 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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