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Record Number: 22024


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

The Crown Princess of Prussia to Alfred Tennyson, 23 February 1862: 'The first time I ever heard the "Idylls of the King" was last year, when I found both the Queen and Prince quite in raptures about them. The first bit I ever heard was the end of "Guinevere," the last two or three pages: the Prince read them to me, and I shall never forget the impression it made upon me hearing those grand and simple words in his voice!'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1861 and 31 Dec 1861

Country:

n/a

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:

Prince Albert

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1819

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Prince Consort to Queen Victoria

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Bavaria

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

Crown Princess of Prussia


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Alfred Tennyson

Title:

Guinevere

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In Idylls of the King

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22024

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:

481

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 481, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22024, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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