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Record Number: 23030


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From Hallam Tennyson's journal (1890-91): 'A sudden attack of influenza had made my father ill again. Despite his growing weakness, his interest in the larger politics of the country never failed. Thus at his wish I read the new Tithes Bill to him'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1890 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:

Hallam Tennyson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1852

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Alfred Tennyson (b. 1809).


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Tithes Bill

Genre:

Social Science, Politics, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

23030

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:

376

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 376, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23030, accessed: 19 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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