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Record Number: 22807


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

A. P. Stanley to Alfred Tennyson, 25 December 1876: 'I will gladly contrive if you wish to transmit your poem [Harold] to the Queen. I know that Her Majesty is expecting it. 'I ought ere this to have thanked you for my own copy. It cheered some mournful winter evenings for me, and it will, I trust, for the country at large, revive or rekindle the dying touch of Truth and the belief that there is something greater and nobler than the capricious Norman Saints.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1876 and 25 Dec 1876

Country:

England

Time

evening

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:

A. P. Stanley

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Dean of Westminster

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

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:

Harold

Genre:

Drama, History, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22807

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:

191

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 191, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22807, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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