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Record Number: 24692


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

3 November 1857: 'In the evening we all went over to the Camerons [i.e. Charles Hay, and Julia Margaret Cameron]. Several Pre-Raphaelite artists were there to meet Tennyson [...] When they were all gone Tennyson read us his own Morte d'Arthur, and that really was a pleasure. It is a poem I have always been very fond of.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

3 Nov 1857

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:

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

Included Lady Charlotte Schreiber.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Alfred Tennyson

Title:

Morte d'Arthur

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24692

Source:

Print

Author:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber

Editor:

Earl of Bessborough

Title:

Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1952

Vol:

n/a

Page:

72

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 72, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24692, accessed: 17 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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