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Record Number: 23477


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Benjamin Jowett to Emily Tennyson, May 1868: 'I am glad that Alfred is thinking of Hildebrand. I remember a long time ago reading Bowden's Life of him, and either the man or the book struck me greatly. 'Hildebrand's dying in exile might give an opportunity of drawing first the Roman Catholic Ideal, secondly, the impossibility of it, notwithstanding its grandeur.'

Century:

1800-1849, 1850-1899

Date:

unknown

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:

Benjamin Jowett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1817

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

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:

Bowden

Title:

Life of Hildebrand

Genre:

Other religious, History, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

23477

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:

55

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by his Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 55, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23477, accessed: 19 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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