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Record Number: 21995


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In July [1858] we stayed at Little Holland House, Kensington, with the Prinseps; and here my father began "The Fair Maid of Astolat," and read aloud "The Grandmother."'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1858 and 31 Dec 1858

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Kensington

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:

6 Aug 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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Alfred Tennyson

Title:

'The Grandmother'

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21995

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:

427-428

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by his Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 427-428, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21995, accessed: 22 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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