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Record Number: 23356


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From F. T. Palgrave's 'Personal Recollections' of Tennyson: 'In G. Meredith's first little volume he was delighted by the "Love in a Valley" (as printed in 1851: the text in later issues has been greatly changed)'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1851 and 6 Oct 1892

Country:

n/a

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:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Meredith

Title:

'Love in a Valley'

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1851

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

23356

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:

505

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 505, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23356, accessed: 16 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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