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Record Number: 3443


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mary Gladstone ... had experiences of Tennyson reading "Maud" in 1878, in 1879, and again in 1882.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1879 and 31 Dec 1879

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:

Alfred Tennyson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

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

Mary Gladstone


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Alfred Tennyson

Title:

Maud

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3443

Source:

Print

Author:

Philip Waller

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

n/a

Page:

368

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 368, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3443, accessed: 18 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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