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Record Number: 22636


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From Frederick Locker-Lampson's recollections of Tennyson: 'Rogers used often to read to him passages of his writings, and to consult him about the notes to his Italy. "He liked me," Tennyson said, "and thought that perhaps I might be the coming poet, and might help to hand his name down to future ages."'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Samuel Rogers

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1763

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

Alfred Tennyson.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Samuel Rogers

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22636

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:

2

Page:

72

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 72, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22636, accessed: 24 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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