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Record Number: 22641


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From Frederick Locker-Lampson's recollections of Tennyson: 'I once met Tennyson at dinner at the Conservative Club, in company with Dicky Doyle, Sir J. Emerson Tennent, Sir Arthur Buller [...] and others whom I have forgotten. Tennyson read "Maud" to us and was very gay and companionable.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Conservative Club

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

Included: Frederick Locker-Lampson Dicky Doyle Sir J. Emerson Tennent Sir Arthur Buller


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Alfred Tennyson

Title:

Maud

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22641

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:

78

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 78, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22641, accessed: 01 April 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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