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Record Number: 23000


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'My father considered Edmund Lushington's translation into Greek of "Crossing the Bar," one of the finest translations he had ever read'.

Century:

1800-1849, 1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1889 and 6 Oct 1892

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:

Alfred Tennyson

Title:

'Crossing the Bar'

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

In classical Greek translation by Edmund Lushington

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

23000

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:

367 n.1

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 367 n.1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23000, accessed: 24 April 2024


Additional Comments:

Lushington's translation of 'Crossing the Bar' reproduced at p.367 n.1 in source.

   
   
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