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Record Number: 22029


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Alfred Tennyson to Lady Augusta Bruce, 12 May 1863, after receiving from Queen Victoria, on 11 May, books including 'Guizot's edition of Prince Albert's Speeches': 'I have read Guizot's Preface, which is just what it ought to be -- compact, careful, reverential'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 11 May 1863 and 12 May 1863

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:

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:

Guizot

Title:

Preface to Speeches of Prince Albert

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

22029

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:

491-492; 492

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 491-492; 492, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22029, accessed: 24 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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