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Record Number: 3264


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Alice Meynell recalls childhood reading: 'In quite early childhood I lived upon Wordsworth ... When I was about twelve I fell in love with Tennyson, and cared for nothing else until, at fifteen, I discovered Keats and then Shelley.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1862 and 31 Dec 1863

Country:

unknown

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:

Alice Thompson

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

11 Oct 1847

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Keats

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3264

Source:

Print

Author:

June Badeni

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell

Place of Publication:

Padstow

Date of Publication:

1981

Vol:

n/a

Page:

36

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

June Badeni, The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell (Padstow, 1981), p. 36, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3264, accessed: 07 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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